Musicological Text Studies, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 12%, Campus

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 4 June 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-52912 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

    Registration: 1 August 2022 – 22 August 2022

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Proficiency in English equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle (Bachelor's level) studies.


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

Please note: Note that the course is given over two semesters.

About the course

The course is based on the study of musicological texts that have made an impact on the discipline. The readings alternate between the different academic years when the course is given and may be drawn from different subdisciplines, such as historical musicology, music theory, ethnomusicology or aesthetics.

More information


Department of Musicology

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H

Box 633, 751 26 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 6865 018-471 6250

Study counsellor


Telephone: +46 18 471 68 65