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Courses in English

Freestanding courses

We offer freestanding courses in sociology and social anthropology at the Bachelor's and Master's level. The courses vary in length from 15 to 30 credits. A freestanding course is a single-subject module which may either be studied as part of a degree programme or on its own. Most of our Bachelor's courses are 'introductory' level and are open to all students who have finished upper secondary school studies.

Application periods

  • Autumn courses: mid March to mid April each year (the date varies).
  • Spring courses: mid September to mid October each year (the date varies).

Bachelor / Theme Courses in English

    Stand-alone bachelor / theme courses in English.

    Our theme-courses should be taken as a supplement to other courses. They can usually be studied without previous university merits, but please note: they usually do not give eligibility for further studies. Please ask our Study Advisers for more information: studievagledning [at] stu [dot] lu [dot] se

    Special theme course

    To be admitted to this course, you must have completed 60 credits in a social science subject, or the equivalent.

    Master Courses in Sociology

    Stand-alone Master Courses in Sociology in English.

    Advanced level Master's courses provide you with a deeper academic understanding by broadening your subject knowledge and giving you the opportunity to further specialize. To be eligible for a Master's course you must have passed the Bachelor's (undergraduate) level.


    Master Courses in Social Anthropology