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German, New Words for a New World? - Language and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

Nachhaltigkeit, Gender Mainstreaming, Ernährungssicherheit, menschenwürdige Arbeit, widerstandsfähige Infrastruktur, inklusive Gesellschaften - where do these expressions come from, how are they formed and what do they mean? Appplying both word formation, semantical and discourse analytical tools, we will examine the interaction of the wide spread wording of the 17 Goals for Sustainable Development of the UN and our conceptions of the world.
Language of instruction: German

Application and eligibility

German, New Words for a New World? - Language and the Sustainable Development Goals, 7.5 credits

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29 August 2022


31 October 2022

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Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings



Academic credits

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Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 19 April 2022. How to apply

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 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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