Department of Social Work at Jagannath University is a center of significant number of students who come with a vision to contribute in building a just society capable of meeting every need of its member and providing them with a meaningful life. This is a place for inquisitive students, faculty members, and scholars who wish to study and investigate socio-economic factors and situations affecting individual, group and community life. Students and researchers of this Department also engage themselves in studying, analyzing, and researching policy issues in relation to development practice. This Department aims at developing a capable human resource for the country, and for the Globe at large. Graduates of this Department have the potentials of dealing with issues causing difficulties in the life of the people at all levels—individual to community, micro to macro, local to supra-national.
This Department offers four programmes—Undergraduate, Graduate, M. Phil and Ph.D.—and an academic environment highly conducive for the intellectual and scholarly development of the students and researchers. A rich resource center, highly motivated and qualified faculty members, and the best interpersonal relationship among students, faculty members and support staffs have made this Department a unique place of study and one of the mostly preferred education destinations of the students and researchers.