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Autumn term courses 2019

Profile and elective courses

SIMP17: Introduction to Global Studies

The course aims at providing an understanding of current theories and debates connected to processes of globalisation and transformation. (15 credits)

SIMP25: Gender, Class, Ethnicity and Sexuality

The course provides students with core elements in current feminist theories in dialogue with established academic disciplines, which have highlighted the centrality of gender for the understanding of broader social processes and different social phenomena. Students will be encouraged to develop their understanding and appreciation of issues and perspectives central to the multidisciplinary field of Social Studies of Gender. (15 credits)

SIMP35: Theories and Issues in Development

This interdisciplinary course focuses on problems of poverty and human development. This course deals with key issues and problems of development as well as different theoretical perspectives developed to increase our understanding of the preconditions for and content of development. (15 credits)

SIMP45: Introduction to Middle Eastern Studies

This course examines the political and social development of the Middle East from the early 20th century until today, and puts the region in comparative perspective. Using social scientific categories to examine the region, the goal of the course is to expose the student to the complexities of the region and help them understand the profound changes that are taking place. (15 credits)

SIMS26: Migration and Development

This course examines the key issues and problems of migration and development as well as different theoretical perspectives developed to increase our understanding of the preconditions for and content of such processes. The intention is to provide you with a general overview of the field. (15 credits)

SIMS39: Gender, Global Development and Post-Colonialism

This course is interdisciplinary and addresses issues of gender and development. The course explores central questions and themes that have been critically raised by researchers and activists in the field. (15 credits)

SIMR41 & SIMR42: Internship Course

How to apply

If you are a programme student enrolled in one of the Graduate School master's programmes, you will be admitted and registered to the profiile course for your programme in the first term. If you are not a programme student in your first year of studies, you can apply via 

Please note that the internship courses (SIMR41 and SIMR42) are not open for application online. These courses are only open for students enrolled in Graduate School's master's programmes. More information can be found here.

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