SVEE: Swedish language courses

Lund University offers Swedish Language courses to exchange students in all faculties. The courses are offered exclusively to exchange students.

As an added value to the student exchange programme and to awake an interest in the language and culture of the host country as well as to facilitate communication, Lund University offers Swedish Language courses to exchange students.

Depending on availability, SVE courses can be taken as part of, or in addition to, your approved course load. Courses are offered from level 1–5.

Be aware that the SVE courses may not be recognised by your home university for credit transfer purposes. It is therefore important that you check this information with your coordinator here i Lund and your academic advisor at your home university.

Teaching is offered through five (5) modules all of them worth 7.5 credits. Regular students, regardless if they study at bachelor, master or doctoral level, are not eligible to register to these courses.

Courses offered during autumn 2020 (information currently being updated...)

Teaching is offered through different modules, all of them worth 7.5 credits each. Please click on a course to get to the course home page, were you can find schedules, literature lists etc. The information on each page is normally updated at least a month before course starts.

Please note! Swedish for Exchange Students, Levels 5, 6, 7 and 8 are specially designed for exchange students who have profuse knowledge in Swedish and have this language as a major subject at their home university (i.e. skandinavister).

During autumn 2020, level 5 and 6 will be offered full time (day time) together with the students studying SFSA30.

Level 7 and 8 will be offered as half time (evenings), together with the students studying their second semester of SFSA30. Always check your options with your LU coordinator first!

Workload, credits, attendance and withdrawals

The workload for these courses is as demanding as other regular courses. Attendance is mandatory and the rate of absences will affect negatively the final grades.

SVE-courses must be an integral part of the student's study plan in Lund and as with all other courses you must inquire at your home university if they will also recognise the credits that you might obtain in these language courses.

If you wish to withdraw from a course to which you have been admitted you must notify both your own coordinator and the course administrator.


Questions regarding the SUSA-courses:
Course administrator
Gunilla Ek Werner

Questions regarding application for SVEE/EXTA:
Please contact your coordinator at LU.

Questions regarding groups and levels (after admission):
Course administrator
Gunilla Ek Werner (June 2020) or Anna Grahn (August 2020)

Questions regarding registrations and results in the Ladok system 
Course administrator
Gunilla Ek Werner


A very short introduction to Swedish language and culture (3 credits)

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