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Collaborative Environmental Governance in the Arctic

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

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Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course aims to analyze and problematize how society should be organized and managed for sustainable development in the Arctic, and to deepen the knowledge in political science perspectives on environmental and natural resource management. Policies are analyzed at national, EU and global level focusing on implementing processes. The course provides skills and knowledge for work at various administrative levels in Sweden and internationally and prepares for further study at postgraduate level.

Application and eligibility

Collaborative Environmental Governance in the Arctic, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018


Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 credits including an individual thesis in Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, or equivalent through another education and work experience in the field. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Course is given by
Department of Political Science
Contactperson for the course is:
Anna Palmgren Vahlroos