Humans, Animals and Environments, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Spring 2024, 50%, Campus

    Start date: 15 January 2024

    End date: 24 March 2024

    Application deadline: 16 October 2023

    Application code: UU-04511 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 14 December 2023 – 14 January 2024

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500

About the course

Starting with the premises that 'the Social' always involves non-humans and 'the Natural' is inherently social, this course responds to two interrelated challenges: the first is how the construction and performance of gender are inter-implicated with the non-human, and the second is how feminist and Gender Studies-informed theories can contribute to knowledge about environmental questions.

Informed by two overlapping bodies of work, one from gender studies and the other from animal studies, the course material addresses a series of topics such as gender, race, ability and sexuality from a more-than-human theoretical standpoint and then brings these perspectives to bear on a series of contexts such as agriculture, science, pandemics and environmental change.

More information


Centre for Gender Research

Villavägen 6 752 36 UPPSALA

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 2276

Cecilia Rodéhn (Bachelor's level)


Telephone: +46 18 471 63 19

Helena Wahlström Henriksson