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693709S Advanced Dialectology, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 693709S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Advanced Dialectology  Abbreviation Advanced Dialec 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline1103 Swedish Language 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Humanities 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits

Language of instruction 



4th–5th year

Learning outcomes 

Upon completing the course, students will be able to explain the historical background of dialects and the contemporary dialect situation in Sweden and Swedish-speaking Finland.


During the course, students will study the regional variants of and linguistic variation in Swedish through sociolinguistic and dialectological research, among other things.

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures, project work, independent study

Recommended or required reading 

Materials according to the teacher’s recommendations



Person responsible 

Paula Rossi


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