Changing Perceptions of Humans and Nature, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, 50%, Campus

    Start date: 1 November 2021

    End date: 16 January 2022

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-51748 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 11 October 2021 – 24 October 2021

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree in historical-philosophical subjects, social sciences or science/engineering


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

This course introduces you to a set of ideas and representations regarding nature and humans, and to how these have both influenced and interacted with society and the environment. The course uses case studies, seminars and excursions to examine the relationships between nature, culture and people from a historical and global perspective. The course also addresses visual representations of the relationship between nature and culture, as well as the staging of representations of nature through museums and exhibitions.

More information


Department of Art History

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H 752 38 UPPSALA

Box 630, 751 26 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 2887


Hedvig Mårdh

Email: hedvig.må