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Entry requirements: Swedish for Exchange Students 1 and 2, or equivalent knowledge of Swedish and English B or equivalent.

Selection: On the basis of previous university credits. Max. 165 credits may be taken into account.

Information about application for exchange students

  • Closed... AS18 week 50-03, fulltime100%, day. Application code: SH-42345
  • Application SS19 week 19-23, fulltime100%, day. Application code: SH-42346

Swedish for International Students 3

Course 7.5 credits

The aim of the course is to provide students with further skills in written and spoken Swedish, including vocabulary extension. It aims to strengthen the students’ ability to read different types of texts and to improve their knowledge of Swedish life and organisations. Students learn how to give oral presentations, which improves linguistic fluency and pronunciation.

Please note that this course does not give eligibility to higher education conducted in Swedish. The course aims to facilitate the everyday life of international students while staying in Sweden.

The information below comes from the syllabus and is valid from: autumn semester 2015

Course design

The course is seminar-based.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student is able to: --demonstrate broad knowledge of Swedish grammar, vocabulary, prosody and pronunciation --describe and reflect on Swedish social and cultural life --produce written and oral presentations in acceptable Swedish --summarise the content of different types of texts in Swedish --evaluate his or her oral and written language skills in Swedish and display insight into what is necessary to develop his or her language skills


Seminar participation, written and oral assignments and a written take-home exam at the end of the course.

Grading criteria will be distributed at course/module start.

Syllabus valid from autumn semester 2015

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