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From Vikings to Welfare: An Introduction to the Archaeology and History of Sweden and the Nordic Countries

  • Number of credits 30 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2024

About the course

With this course students gain insight into the archeology, history, history of religions and intellectual history of Sweden and the Nordic countries. The course contains four modules: ancient Scandinavia, history of the Nordic countries, history of Nordic religions (Viking age religion, Sami religion and Christianity) and the Sami, and the intellectual history of Sweden.

This course includes four modules also given as free-standing courses:
1. Ancient Scandinavia 7.5 credits
2. Nordic History 7.5 credits
3. Sami and Old Norse Religion/Nordic religions 7.5 credits
4. Twentieth Century Swedish Intellectual History 7.5 credits

Application and eligibility

From Vikings to Welfare: An Introduction to the Archaeology and History of Sweden and the Nordic Countries, 30 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2024 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

15 January 2024

Ends

2 June 2024

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements Entry requirements

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-16102

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2023. The application period is closed.

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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 46,500

Total fee

SEK 46,500

Starts

15 January 2024

Ends

2 June 2024

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements Entry requirements

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F1610

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2023. The application period is closed.

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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 46,500

Total fee

SEK 46,500

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Studyadvisor