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 www.lunduniversity.lu.se/sas. 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 the second period of autumnn semester 2021 as well as in the second period of spring semester 2022, two SAS courses are offered:
- SASI04 Circular Economy - Managing materials sustainably (7,5 credits).
- SASI05 Greening the Economy - Achieving the Global Goals (7,5 credits).
All IIIEE course syllabi are available via this link (opens in a new window). The link will take you to a Swedish web site. You must change to English language in the upp right corner to get the syllabi in English.
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