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Sweden in the EU - Academic Perspectives and Competitive Intelligence

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Sweden in the EU - Academic Perspectives and Competitive Intelligence, 15 hp

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Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018


Lectures end during the week of 19 March 2018

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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.


Academic credits 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.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. 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.

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Course is given by
Department of Political Science
Contactperson for the course is:
Anna Palmgren Vahlroos