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Swedish Culture and Everyday life

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Summer Term 2024

About the course

The course provides an introduction to Swedish society, culture and daily life. It explores different themes and questions connecting contemporary culture with societal changes over the past century. Themes covered includes gender, perceptions of Swedishness, the rural north and sustainability. Through a variety of learning activities, material and assignments, representations of Swedishness and Swedish culture and identity are highlighted and problematized. The course is primarily directed towards international students living, working or studying in Sweden. The course is either taught on campus for international students, or as an online summer course open for all applicants.

Application and eligibility

Swedish Culture and Everyday life, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Summer Term 2024 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


3 June 2024


25 August 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings


Required Knowledge

General entry requirements Entry requirements


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 March 2024. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Culture and Media Studies
Contactpersons for the course are:
Matilda Marshall, Administration