African History, Culture and Society, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 20 February 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-02001 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Final school grades (60%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40%)

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: General entry requirements and History 1b/1a1+1a2, Social Studies 1b/1a1+1a2 or History A, Civics A

Fees:

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 11,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 11,250

About the course

The course provides an overview of Africa's historical, cultural and societal development. Themes like precolonial societies and livelihoods, the transatlantic slave trade, colonialism, independence and postcolonial transformations are described with the help of anthropological, archaeological and historical approaches and insights.

More information

Contact

Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H

Box 631, 751 26 UPPSALA

Email: kursadm@antro.uu.se

Course administrator

Email: kursadm@antro.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 22 13