Denmark, Aarhus, Denmark & Gothenburg, Sweden

The Scandinavian Experience

when 17 July 2013 - 7 August 2013
duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

The course will provide a basic overview over Scandinavian modern history and society. It will do so by focusing on the concept, The Scandinavian model. The course will look into the creation, development and functioning of, as well as the present challenges to, the Scandinavian model and further discuss if this model is or has in fact been unique compared to other models of society. The course is offered in collaboration with Gothenburg University (Sweden), where the third week of the course will take place – making the course a truly Scandinavian experience! Course offered by Department of Culture and Society.

Course leader

Torsten Borring Olesen, Aarhus University

Target group

Bachelor students

Course aim

The course will provide a basic overview over Scandinavian modern history and society. It will do so by focusing on the concept, The Scandinavian model. The course will look into the creation, development and functioning of, as well as the present challenges to, the Scandinavian model and further discuss if this model is or has in fact been unique compared to other models of society.

Fee info

EUR 0: Students on a bilateral exchange programme do not have to pay. Freemovers are obliged to pay participation fees while tuition fees only apply to freemovers from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland.