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Special Area Studies (SAS)

Special Area Studies courses are available in subjects such as Swedish culture and society, European studies, regional courses and global issues of contemporary interest.

For exchange students: 

The IIIEE offers one SAS course for exchange students. It can be taken in addition to your regular studies during your exchange period. 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. 

Check this website for application information Note that  exchange students at Lund University must apply via the designated system, and not via the national Swedish application website. 

In autumn semester 2024 the following course is offered:

For other applicants:

Any applicant that is not an exchange student at Lund University can apply via the national Swedish website for application ( to the following courses 

Course syllabi:

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)