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Special Area Studies (SAS)

Lund University offers exchange students the opportunity to take special interest courses in subjects such as Swedish culture and society, European studies, regional courses and global issues of contemporary interest. These courses give exchange students the chance to gain new knowledge and insight in subjects outside of your normal degree programme and the opportunity to pursue studies in Scandinavian/European topics that are of personal interest.

The SAS courses are available to exchange students and can be taken in addition to your regular studies during your exchange period. All courses are worth 7.5 ECTS credits.  Check this website for application information The SAS courses are as demanding as any other course and include both exams and assignments. You must attend the introductory lecture and may not withdraw from the course without informing the relevant department first.

In autumn semester 2023 the following course is offered:

There is no planned SAS course in spring 2024.

Course syllabi for the IIIEE are available via this link (opens in a new window). Note that you must select the IIIEE's courses on the right hand side in the green box.




For questions about the Special Area Studies Course (SAS)

For questions about the Special Area Studies Course (SAS), please contact us via emp [at] iiiee [dot] lu [dot] se (emp[at]iiiee[dot]lu[dot]se)