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History of the Swedish Welfare State

Course
Bachelor’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-22703
Tuition
Full education cost: 21 500 SEK
First payment: 21 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 December 2020.

About

Get an overview over the Swedish welfare state and its historical and ideological roots

Analysing the joint influence of the social, economic and political forces that led to the formation of the Swedish welfare state significant social, economic and political developments will be dealt with, including class and gender aspects. In addition the course will discuss different historical interpretations of the welfare state. Also some international comparisons will be done.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

General entrance requirements

Selection

Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %).

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %).