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Democracy, Human Rights and Sustainability: Global Perspectives in Education

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

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About the course

The three main fields of study are democracy, human rights and sustainability. Basic prerequisites for democracy are highlighted and discussed. Human rights are studied and analyzed historically, politically and from a juridical point of view. Different theoretical perspectives within the field of sustainable development are studied from both international and Swedish perspectives. The main fields of study are treated in global perspectives and in relation to current topics in education.

Application and eligibility

Democracy, Human Rights and Sustainability: Global Perspectives in Education, 7.5 hp


Lectures begin on week starting 2 September 2019


Lectures end during the week of 30 September 2019

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

General qualifications for university studies. No demands for knowledge in Swedish as the course is given in English.


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Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 15 January 2019.

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.

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Course is given by
Department of Education
Contact persons for the course are:
Camilla.Jonsson, study advisor