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Swedish Sloyd, Wood-Crafting Culture in Practice

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

Experience the craftsmanship of Swedish sloyd traditions! Learn how to woodcarve and make traditional Swedish sloyd-artifacts, such as log- and bentwood boxes with color schemes based on personal expression.
We will work hands on once a week (evening class) in our woodshop at Umeå University. You will learn to handle and care for hand tools such as knife, axe, saw and spokeshave. Certain costs for materials may apply. 
The course is designed for exchange students, phd-students and researchers etc. from other cultures who want to express themselves through material and at the same time learn more about Swedish craft culture. No skills required.

Application and eligibility

Swedish Sloyd, Wood-Crafting Culture in Practice, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


18 January 2021


6 June 2021

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Type of studies

Evening, 25%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



The online application opens 15 September 2020 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2020.

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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