Cultural Heritage as a Driver for Regional Development 2019/2020 (7.5 credits)

Spring 2020, 50 %, Campus

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 29 March 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-01734 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Visby

Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

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 15000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 15000

About the course:

The focus of this course is cultural heritage as a driver for sustainable growth. The role of cultural heritage in specific systems-wide cultural districts, regional fields of creative power, as well as economic impacts of conservation and adaptive re-use of the built cultural heritage is treated. The course also highlights and problematises issues such as: conservation - utility - development, as well as models for how cultural heritage can strengthen social economy. Special emphasis will be put on the adaptive re-use of cultural heritage.

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Department of Art History

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H 752 38 UPPSALA

Box 630, 751 26 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 2887

Fax: 018-471 2892


Gustaf Leijonhufvud

Telephone: +46 498 10 83 37