The course analyses the debate about EU's future development, as well as questions about the impact of EU membership on Swedish democracy and constitutional practice, not least the regarding the parliament and the political parties. It provides an opportunity to do research on Swedish democracy within the EU. During the course, students write a short essay in the format of a journal articles in a chosen area. The course provides working skills and is also preparatory for postgraduate studies.
Sweden in the EU - Academic Perspectives and Competitive Intelligence, 15 hp
Spring Term 2019
Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019
Lectures end during the week of 25 March 2019
Type of studies
90 credits including an independent thesis in Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies or 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.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
The online application opens 17 September 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 October 2018.
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.