Doctoral Programme in Welfare, Health and Management
The multidisciplinary doctoral programme in Welfare, Health and Management (WELMA) brings together two faculties and three departments of the UEF. Within the strategy of the University of Eastern Finland, the WELMA doctoral programme has strong links with emerging research fields: Welfare ruptures and Effectiveness of social and health care. The programme focuses on the issues surrounding welfare ruptures, the effectiveness of social and health care and steering. The purpose of the doctoral programme is to produce researchers and specialists in the areas of welfare and social and health care and to strengthen the theoretical and methodological basis and the philosophy of science in this field.