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Scandinavian Studies: Cultural and Aesthetic Perspectives

Bachelor's level | 30 credits | Course code: KVL181

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The course addresses foreign students with the aim of enlarging their knowledge of Swedish and Scandinavian society from cultural and aesthetic perspectives. Initially this course will explore  Scandinavian film and media in a social framework and furthermore focus the issues of music and national identity in historic and modern contexts, using as examples various music genres. The course provides an overview of the development of Scandinavian art and visual expressions and it will also focus other performative artistic expressions such as theatre and drama with focus mainly on Swedish modernism, from the Scandinavian modern breakthrough to the present.

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Tuition Fee

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

Study Guidance

Lise-Lotte Gustafsson, 031-786 5321 


Department. of Cultural Sciences
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Renströmsgatan 6

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