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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21 Area & Cultural Studies Master's degrees in Sweden

, M.A. Scandinavian Studies

The Master Programme in Scandinavian Studies invites students to perform close and critical examination of issues concerning historical and contemporary cultural expressions, as well as the differences and similarities between the Scandinavian languages and literatures. Upon completion, students have career possibilities within the area of cultural communication, in organisations and international companies, as language teachers in middle and upper-secondary schools, and for graduate 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. Empirical knowledge and sharpened analytical abilities have become sought-after skills for a variety of potential employers.

Faculty of Arts
, M.A. Early Modern Studies - Northern Europe 1450-1850

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 - Northern Europe 1450-1850.

Faculty of Arts
, 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
, M.A. Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries (60 Credits)

The Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries (60 Credits) programme at Malmö University gives you advanced knowledge of digital media through practical approaches in the field. You will work creatively and in an explorative manner with different types of media, while learning to evaluate them from a critical perspective.

Master studies
, 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. African Studies

The Master Programme in African Studies within the Dalarma University brings provides the best possible education for students by inviting over 15 visiting lecturers each year who are specialists in one aspect of Africa to contribute to the education of our students. The programme is offered in colloboration with two other top ranked European Universities (University of Bologna in Italy and University of Oulu in Finland).

School of Humanities and Media
, 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. 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. Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries (120 Credits)

The Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries (120 Credits) programme at Malmö University gives you advanced knowledge of digital media through practical approaches in the field. You will work creatively and in an explorative manner with different types of media, while learning to evaluate them from a critical perspective.

Master studies
, 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
, 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