Swedish Language

For those considering travel or work in Sweden or the Nordic countries, a degree in the Swedish language can be an asset. Learning this musical and tonally rich language will enable students to explore the literature, culture and arts of Sweden, as well as find or enhance a career with ties to Swedish people and industries.

Inside the Swedish Language

The Swedish language has millions of speakers, predominantly within the countries of Sweden and Finland. Known for its musical quality, the language features rich intonations and diacritical (accented) vowels. While the best way to learn the Swedish language can be immersion in the language and culture in Sweden, there are degree and distance learning options available to accomplish the goal. In addition, there are numerous career options for Swedish speakers and specialists.

Education Information

Educational programs specifically in the Swedish language are rare. However, graduate and undergraduate programs in Scandinavian studies or Scandinavian language and literature are more common and typically include study in the Swedish language.

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