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The History of Scandinavia from Pre-history to modern times

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: HI1480
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 2 November 2020
Comments: This course has been cancelled and will not start during the autumn 2020.
Cancelled 2020-04-15
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This course offers an introduction to the history and development of Scandinavian societies. The point of departure will be ancient times and early medieval Scandinavian societies. During the course we will also study the period of Swedish and Danish absolutism, early parliamentarism, industrialism and ideological changes and we will also problematize the emergence of modern welfare states in Sweden and Scandinavia.

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: 21 500 SEK
First payment: 21 500 SEK

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

Study Guidance

Anders Simonsen
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Renströmsgatan 6

Annika Pihl
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Renströmsgatan 6


Department of Historical Studies
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Renströmsgatan 6

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