Visiting address: Kyrkogårdsgatan 10 plan 4 (Ekonomikum)
Postal address: Box 513, 751 20 Uppsala (Karta)

Contact information:
Undergraduate studies
Kristina.lilja@ekhist.uu.se
Tel. +46 18 471 12 19
Master's programme
Ylva.Hasselberg@ekhist.uu.se
Tel. +46 18 471 57 55
PhD studies
Orsi.Husz@ekhist.uu.se
Tel. +46 18 471 57 53

Undergraduate courses in English

ERASMUS courses offered

Course Titel: Sweden´s Economic and Social Development in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 2EH371

ECTS credits: 7.5
Course Content: This course deals in some depth with the extensive structural and economic changes which have characterized Sweden since the mid 19th century. This takes the form of a chronological analysis of the rapid transition from a typical poor agrarian society to an industrial welfare state. Which were the driving forces behind the development? Why did they occur so late? Which were the production factors so favourable to Sweden? These are some of the questions activated in the course. The background and substance of the concept of The Swedish Model is also dealt with.

Course Titel: Research Paper, 2EH372

ECTS credits: 15
Course Content: The aim of the course is to train the student in basic research work, scientific writing, the application of suitable research methods, critical evaluation of sources and in a seminar to defend her/his study. This is a limited independent research task with a duration of approximately 8 to 10 weeks. This work ends up with a scientific report of 30 - 40 pages of typed text. Professional supervision is continously given. The basic task is to solve a well defined delimited research problem within a wider economic historic context by applying well established scientific methods and, when applicable, to make use of theoretical frameworks.
 

Course Titel: Essay Writing, 2EH373

ECTS credits: 7.5
Course Content: The aim of the course is to train the student in basic research work, proper use of sources and scientific writing. This is a limited independent research excercise with a duration of approximately four to five weeks. The basic task is to solve a well-defined delimited research problem within a wider economic historic context. The work ends up with an essay of appr. 20 pages of typed text.
 

Further Information: Sarah Linden Pasay, e-mail: sarah_linden.pasay@ekhist.uu.se, ph: +46 18 471 12 16

Ekonomikums bibliotek.
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