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Theory and History of Conservation

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: KU0870
Spring 2021
25% Day
Period: 18 January 2021 - 6 June 2021
2 Opens 15 September GU-24352
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course aims to provide in-depth understanding of basic concepts and theoretical issues in the field of conservation through historical and international perspective. Students are trained to use conservation concepts in a critical and independent way. The principles and context of international declarations and conventions are presented and analysed. Furthermore, the course deals with the history of conservation and conservation ethics through selected examples.

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Requirements and Selection


Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Tel. +46 31-786 4701,


Department of Conservation
Box 130
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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