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Viking and Medieval Scandinavian History

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: HI1430
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-12702
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Get an overview of Viking and Medieval Scandinavian history

Social and political developments are treated. The influence of the Church during this era receives attention; how a more united medieval Europe emerged through the church and how this influenced the Scandinavian countries. The state building process and political culture is of great interest. Differences and similarities between Scandinavia and rest of Europe are also focused as well as later views on medieval Europe.

Teaching language: English. 

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements

Selection: Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %)

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 003 SEK
First payment: 21 003 SEK

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

Study Guidance

Anders Simonsen
Contact form
031 - 786 5526
Bes¿ksadress fr.o.m. 15 augusti 2017: Eklandagatan 86


Department of Historical Studies
Box 200
40530 G¿teborg
Visiting address: fr.o.m. 15 augusti 2017: Eklandagatan 86

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