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Courses in Swedish for doctoral students

Would you like to improve your Swedish? This page will inform you about the different options for doctoral students at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

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See information about the different courses below. Discuss the course you want to apply for with your supervisor. Course fees for courses offered by Lund University are covered by your department.

1. Swedish for university staff

Depending on your previous knowledge of Swedish you can take courses at five different levels, starting with level 1 for beginners (duration 14 weeks). 

When: Afternoon and evening sessions.

See Staff Pages for more information

2. University credits courses

Short courses (7,5 credits) at beginners and continuation levels. You apply for these courses at The beginner’s course is called SVEH11.

When: Half day a week.

More information on the Centre for Language and Literature's website 

Other courses

Additionally to the courses above offered by Lund University, there are courses in Swedish offered by Folkuniversitetet. Please note that the course fee for these courses may not be covered by your department.

More information on Folkuniversitetet's website