Study Area & Cultural Studies in Sweden

Study Area & Cultural Studies in Sweden

Studying Area & Cultural Studies

Area and cultural studies is an interdisciplinary study that analyses all aspect of a certain culture, as well as its interaction with other cultures. Cultural studies usually cover the Asian, African, American or Latin regions, from a historical, political, sociological and artistic point of view. Graduates of cultural studies degrees may find career opportunities in marketing or education.

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Studying in Sweden

Swedish universities are renowned for their investigative research and independent thinking, and this reputation is cemented with nationally certified degrees and rigorous quality control. As a country, Sweden is an open and multicultural society with a long tradition of welcoming international students.

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23 Area & Cultural Studies Master's degrees in Sweden

M.A. Early Modern Studies

The fascination of studying early modern history resides in trying to understand cultures and societies that are at the same time familiar and foreign, to see the consistencies while acknowledging the contradictions. The purpose of this Master’s programme from Uppsala University is to provide you with knowledge of, and insight into, the Early Modern Studies.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Holocaust and Genocide Studies is a dynamic field of research and education of the highest international relevance. The goal of this Master of Arts from Uppsala University is to give you the ability to understand and analyse independently the phenomenon of genocide, and episodes of genocidal violence in their historical and cultural contexts.

Faculty of Arts
Master Middle Eastern Studies

The Master’s Programme in Middle Eastern Studies at Stockholm University is an interdisciplinary program that provides in-depth knowledge of the Middle Eastern and North African societies, as well as area studies as an academic discipline.

Department of Linguistics
M.Sc. Asian Studies

The aim of this interdisciplinary Asian Studies programme at Lund University is to provide our students with advanced knowledge about contemporary issues in Asia. Students gain expertise on contemporary Asian societies and are able to specialise, based on the regional, thematic and disciplinary focus they choose.

Faculty of Humanities and Theology
M.A. Euroculture

The Master Programme in Euroculture at Uppsala University offers great opportunities for those of you interested in understanding and helping to shape the future of European integration. 

Faculty of Theology
M.A. Applied Cultural Analysis

The Applied Cultural Analysis programme at Lund University aims to develop and deepen students’ knowledge and skills within the field of applied cultural analysis. It emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses to develop their services and products as well as finding solutions to problems they may face as an aspect of their daily activities.

Faculty of Humanities and Theology
M.A. Asian Studies

The master’s program in Asian Studies at Stockholm University is an interdisciplinary program that provides in-depth knowledge of the Asian languages and cultures, with its main focus on Japan, China and Korea.

Department of Linguistics
M.A. Human Ecology

The Master's Programme Human Ecology at Lund University is aimed at students who wish to gain advanced competence in Human Ecology. Examples of professions include education, journalism, environmental management, work in government and international agencies and development aid. The programme also prepares students for postgraduate studies.

Faculty of Social Sciences
M.A. Middle Eastern Studies

The two-year international interdisciplinary Master’s pro­gramme in Middle Eastern Studies at the Centre for Mid­dle Eastern Studies (CMES) in Lund University offers highly qualified students an opportunity to become experts on the Middle East.

Faculty of Humanities and Theology
Master CREOLE: Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes

CREOLE: Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes from Stockholm University is a specialized master’s programme in social anthropology that provides a comprehensive education in social anthropology. It addresses three main areas; transnational processes, cultural differences and new forms of identity. These are treated within three main fields: new identities, material culture and consumption, and visual culture and popular culture.

Department of Social Anthropology