Swedish

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Swedish Courses

Penn currently offers:

Elementary Swedish I (SWED 101-401, offered fall of odd-numbered years)
Elementary Swedish I Syllabus - Fall semester 2019 (pdf file)

Elementary Swedish II (SWED 102-401, offered spring of even-numbered years)
Elementary Swedish II Syllabus - Spring semester 2020 (pdf file)

NOTE: UPDATED FOR ONLINE COURSE FALL 2020
Intermediate Swedish I
(SWED 103-401, offered fall of even-numbered years)
Syllabus: SWED103 Intermediate Swedish I - Fall 2020.pdf (pdf file)
Prospectus: SWED103 Intermediate Swedish I - Fall 2020.pdf (pdf file)

NOTE: UPDATED FOR ONLINE COURSE SPRING 2021
Intermediate Swedish II (SWED 104-401, offered spring of odd-numbered years).
Prospectus and Syllabus: SWED104 - Spring 2021 (pdf file)

The courses are designed to give you good practical communication skills and cross-cultural insights. The courses can also prepare you for further studies or work in Scandinavia. 

Course flyers. Note that the Swedish courses were previously coded SCND. Starting Fall 2020, they will be coded SWED.

Resources and links

Scandinavian resources in the Penn Libraries

Study in Scandinavia

Swedish Language Help

About Sweden

American Swedish and New Sweden Colony Links

For more information please contact:

Carina Åhrén, Lecturer
Swedish Program
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
437 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305
aahren@sas.upenn.edu