Oslo, Norway

Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries

when 24 June 2024 - 2 August 2024
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee USD 1060

The course gives an introduction to the Nordic context and an overview of how the concept and implementation of gender equality has developed and is currently practiced in the Nordic countries. Dilemmas and paradoxes concerning gender equality in the Nordic countries will be a central theme, as well as the attempt to answer questions like: What can explain change and is there a Nordic model of gender equality?

This is a joint graduate/undergraduate course. Graduate students have additional readings, lectures on theoretical perspectives while undergraduate students work on assignments.

Target group

This is a joint graduate/undergraduate course.

Graduate applicants must have a completed Bachelor’s degree or a period of study comparable with a Norwegian Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution. Applicants should have a related degree in social sciences, humanities, cultural studies and/or gender studies.

Undergraduate applicants must meet the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Course aim

Advance insight into gender equality issues and processes in general, which can be used to analyse specific gender equality concerns. Improve ability to see, analyse, and problematize gender in texts, practices, and policies.

Fee info

USD 1060: More information on fees and accommodation alternatives: Find more information on our website.