Study Area & Cultural Studies in Sweden

Master's Degrees in
Area & Cultural Studies in Sweden

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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.

25 Area & Cultural Studies Master's degrees in Sweden

Master Middle Eastern Studies

The Master’s Programme in Middle Eastern Studies offered by 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. Humanities - Cultural Heritage and Sustainability

The Master Programme in the Humanities, specialising in Cultural Heritage and Sustainability, provides you with the analytical skills needed to manage cultural heritage in our increasingly complex, globalised and diversified world. The Humanities - Cultural Heritage and Sustainability programme is offered at Uppsala University.

Faculty of Arts
Master Nordic Welfare Systems

This is a Master’s Programme for anyone who is interested in how societal issues are connected to welfare, health and lifestyle. The one-year programme prepares you for both research and work in an international context. 

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. 

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. Early Modern History

The Master Programme in Early Modern History at Uppsala University aims to provide students with a greater appreciation and understanding of the late Medieval and Early Modern world (roughly 1350-1850) along with the theoretical and research skills needed to conduct independent historical research.

Faculty of Arts
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. Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Holocaust and Genocide Studies programme at Uppsala University 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 Postcolonialism and Multiculturalism

The MA programme in English Literature and Culture at Södertörn University has a postcolonial and multicultural profile. In this programme, you develop your knowledge about multicultural Anglophone literature, modern cultural theory, and you work intensively on your academic writing skills in English.

M.A. Humanities - Cultural Anthropology

Cultural anthropology aims at providing a better understanding of people — why they are who they are and do what they do; how they think; how they talk, eat, fight, love; and how they organise themselves socially, politically, and in relation to things like gender, religion, sexuality, ethnicity and inequality. The Humanities - Cultural Anthropology programme is offered at Uppsalla University.

Faculty of Arts
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

The CREOLE: Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes program from the Stockholm University is a specialized master’s program that provides a comprehensive education in social anthropology. It addresses three main areas: transnational processes, cultural differences and visual culture.

Department of Social Anthropology