The course deals with the history of fascist ideas, organizational structure and regimes from the early 20th century to the present. Special focus will be put on analyzing fascist ideology, its various variants and development over time and the relationship between fascism and the traditional right and left. The course will also discuss the centrality of race, both from an ideological and a practical perspective.
The reading and analysis of source texts is included. Teaching takes place mainly through oral and/ or written seminars that require a high degree of student activity. The examination consists of active participation in the teaching as well as individual written examination assignments.
90 ECTS credits in history or history of science and ideas, or a Degree encompassing at least 180 ECTS credits, or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
The online application opens 15 September 2022 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
17 October 2022. How to apply
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.