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History of Food and Wine

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Summer Term 2018

Admitted to the course

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

About the course

When did we start eating with a fork? What did kings and queens have for breakfast? What did peasants eat? Are French fries really French? Why is champagne so expensive? Why is there so much hunger in a world of plenty? This history of food and wine is practically the history of everything.

Application and eligibility

History of Food and Wine, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Summer Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 4 June 2018


Lectures end during the week of 6 August 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS in one subject, including a degree project of at least 15 ECTS, or a Bachelor’s Degree (180 ECTS), or the equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A. 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

Application code



Application deadline was 15 March 2018. 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


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Contactperson for the course is:
Elise Dermineur