|Schweden: Geschichte, Kultur und Gesellschaft, 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|After completion of the course, the student should be able to
- describe and discuss the similarities and differences in Swedish and German cultural life
- discuss and compare the different genres of German and Swedish literature
- discuss and compare Swedish and German views on welfare regard to social structure , political system and education system.
|Lectures and seminars in German about Swedish society and culture, focusing on:
- cultural differences between Sweden and the German-speaking area
- social structures and the political system
- the welfare state
- educational system
| Teaching is given in the form of lectures, seminars and group exercises. Attendance is compulsory. In addition to the teaching provided, it is necessary to carry out individual studies. Languages of instruction: German and Swedish. Detailed information about teaching is found in the study guide
|Examination consists of continuous assessment throughout the course, as well as the following, at the end of the course:
- one essay in culture and society
Detailed information about examination is found in the study guide.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Good knowledge of German: German as a native tongue or good knowledge of German (academic studies in German at least 30 ECTS credits or the equivalent).
|The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F.|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.