Ancient Near East: Introduction 2019/2020 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2019, Mixed, 50 %, Distance learning

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 10 November 2019

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-56204 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Outline for distance course: Learning activities and examination on the distance courses are Internet-based. Examination takes place through weekly assignments and a final exam.

Autumn 2019, Afternoon, 50 %, Campus

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 10 November 2019

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-56208 Application

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Autumn 2019, Mixed, 50 %, Distance learning

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 10 November 2019

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-56206 Application

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Spring 2020, Mixed, 50 %, Distance learning

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 29 March 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-06204 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Outline for distance course: Learning activities and examination on the distance courses are Internet-based. Examination takes place through weekly assignments and a final exam.

Spring 2020, Mixed, 50 %, Distance learning

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 29 March 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-06206 Application

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Entry Requirements: General entry requirements

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 11250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 11250

Please note: The net-based course will be taught in both Swedish and English. The campus course will be taught only in Swedish. The net-based courses spring term 2020 will be given if resources are available.

About the course:

The course offers an introduction to the oldest political history, cultural history, and archaeology of the ancient Near East, primarily covering the time between circa 3000 BC and 300 BC. The eight lessons provide a broad overview of historical epochs, significant persons and events, and archaeological find spots in the ancient Near East. Special focus is put on the cultures that used cuneiform writing.

More information

Contact

Department of Linguistics and Philology

Engelska parken Thunbergsvägen 3H

Box 635, 751 26 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 2252

E-mail: info@lingfil.uu.se

Student Office

E-mail: info@lingfil.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 22 52