The Swedish Way - History, Culture and Governance in Sweden

After the course, the students will have general knowledge about the Swedish society and the political and social system governing the country.

The course consists of two parts. The first part introduces the Swedish society and the political and juridical system, its historical development and present organization. The emphasis is on the distinguishing features of the Swedish system. What is characteristic for the Swedish way of living and the Swedish governance system?

The second part of the course consists of project work. The aim of the project is to pursue a comparative analysis of some aspect of the Swedish system and the conditions in the student’s home country. What are the differences and similarities between the two countries? The work result in a written report presented and discussed at a seminar.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instruction
InstitutionLuleå University of Technology
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits7.5
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyHistory and archaeology
Teaching placeLuleå
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