The aim of the course is to offer its participant students fundamental knowledge of the history and structure of the Swedish state and related institutions like so many other aspects of the contemporary Swedish political, economic, institutional and social life. 

In this respect, the course intends to touch upon a number of concrete issues such as democracy, political parties, trade union, welfare state, industry, foreign politics, EU-membership, citizenship and migration. In order to get an accurate insight into the Swedish model, the above-mentioned empirical aspects will be elucidated by means of a number of specific theoretical and methodological approaches.

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