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Sweden´s social geography

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course gives an overview of Sweden’s social geography. The course includes the country’s special features with regard to political geography as well as social geography. The population characteristics the settlement patterns and migration, and how this has changed over time are aspects of the social geography of Sweden. Other themes are the country’s political and administrative structures, influx of foreign ideas and values, and basic knowledge about gender equality.


Application and eligibility

Sweden´s social geography, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

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Type of studies

Evening, 50%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 16 April 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.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


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Contactperson for the course is:
Madeleine Eriksson