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Scandinavian languages (tracks)

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With a Bachelor’s in Danish, Swedish or Norwegian, you can continue your studies of the language, literature and culture of the Scandinavian world through one of the following Master’s degree programmes.

Studying Danish, Swedish and Norwegian at the University of Amsterdam

The Graduate School of Humanities offers several one-year Master’s during which you can specialise in Danish, Swedish and Norwegian as a track within the programme. Each approaching language with a unique focus – whether its literature, linguistics, education or culture – these Master’s allow you to tailor the programme to your interests.

Language and Society

In this Linguistics programme, you explore language from a (socio)linguistic and pragmatic perspective while developing the knowledge and skills to analyse Danish, Swedish or Norwegian within their unique social contexts.

Literature, Culture and Society

Drawing on the fields of literature, cultural studies and intellectual history, this Literary Studies programme explores languages and cultures of the Scandinavian world within their broader intercultural contexts.

Language, Literature and Education

Study language learning from an acquisitional, pragmatic and educational perspective, while specialising in Danish, Swedish or Norwegian in this Linguistics programme.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme MA
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English, Language of the study programme
Starts in September