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Swedish Politics

STVC01 – Swedish Politics (15 credits). Bachelor course in Political Science. Only for exchange students. Autumn and Spring term.

The aim of the course is to give a general understanding of Swedish political life, and to introduce students to political science research on various aspects of Swedish politics. 

The course covers the main features of vital political institutions, such as the constitution and the electoral system. This is accompanied by a discussion of political actors, such as parties, interest groups, and the relations between the state and society. In addition, the course addresses the orientation of public policy in certain areas, such as the construction of the welfare state, foreign policy, security policy, and environmental policy. 

Only for exchange students.

Literature (pdf, new window)
Syllabus (pdf, new window)


Helen Fogelin

International coordinator – incoming students

Room: 234
Telephone: +46 (0)46-2228951
E-mail: helen [dot] fogelin [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se