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

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

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.

Application and eligibility

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

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


17 January 2022


5 June 2022

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



The online application opens 01 June 2021 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 August 2021.

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

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