Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
10 credits
Malmö | afternoon | 33%
30 January 2023 - 4 June 2023
Full tuition fee: 13000 SEK
Apply by 17 October
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About the course

The aim of the course is to further develop elementary knowledge and skills in the Swedish language as well as expand knowledge about Swedish Culture and Society. The course develops a basic vocabulary and grammar for oral and written everyday communication and - production in Swedish. The course also contains reading of simple texts. In all parts, the Swedish everyday life /the student life stands in focus. In addition to the language instruction Swedish culture and Swedish social life will be presented and discussed in several lectures in English.

After finishing the course, the student will have knowledge in Swedish that corresponds to 75% of Level A2 on the Common European Framework of Reference scale (CEFR).

If you want to enter level II in Swedish Language, Culture and Society and do not have finished course I, you can take an eligibility test at Malmö University to show your prior knowledge of Swedish. When you apply for the course, you will receive an invitation to the eligibility test by e-mail two weeks before the test is taken place.

Eligibility test: January 2023

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

General entry requirements + English 6 and completed course

Swedish Language, Culture and Society; SV211S/SV211L/AK304E/ AK309E


Swedish for exchange students: Beginner II;



Swedish Language, Culture and Society 1B



Swedish for exchange students, intermediate;



equivalent knowledge in Swedish tested by an eligibility test.


Upper secondary grades 34%, University credits completed 32%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) 34%

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Course evaluation

The University provides students who participate in or who have completed a course with the opportunity to make known their experiences and viewpoints with regards to the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University.

The University will compile and summarize the results of course evaluations as well as informing participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures initiated in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).