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Welcome to the Department of
Scandinavian Studies

Established in 1909 by the Washington State Legislature, the Department of Scandinavian Studies offers courses in the languages, literatures, history, politics and folklore of Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden, and is the home of the Baltic Studies Program.

2012 17th of May Parade with UW Norwegian Club Students

News

News

New book from Professor Christine Ingebritsen out now! 
Professor Christine Ingebritsen's new book The Scandinavian Way and Its Legacy in...
Former UW Soccer Player invited to play for the FC Jazz in Pori, Finland!
Former UW Soccer Player...

Courses

Courses

SCAND
360
Scandinavian Cinema
SCAND
367
Sexuality In Scandinavia: Myth And Reality
SCAND
326
Scandinavia In World Affairs
SCAND
232
Hans Christian Andersen And The Fairy Tale Tradition

Events

Events

Oct 11
Faculty Meeting // Raitt Hall, Room 314 // 12:30pm
Nov 1
Faculty Meeting // Raitt Hall, Room 314 // 12:30pm
Dec 6
Faculty Meeting // Raitt Hall, Room 314 // 12:30pm

About

Facts

Degrees offered: 5 BAs, 9 minors, 2 MAs, 1 PhD

Number of students:
117 Majors and Minors
16 Graduate Students

Number of faculty: 4 Professors, 3 Associate Professors, 1 Senior Lecturer, 5 Visiting Lecturers, 3 Emeritus Lecturers

Scholarships offered: 23

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Box 353420
Tel: (206) 543-0645
Fax: (206) 685-9173
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