Welcome to the Department of
Scandinavian Studies

  • The Little Mermaid Statue found in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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     Connect with your inner child by taking Scandinavian Children's Literature (SCAND 335).
  • Four mill workers statue in Oslo, Norway.
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    Fnd out the truth behind the myths of sexual freedom in Sexuality in Scandinavia (SCAND 367). 
  • Graduate Student Picnic
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    Priority deadline for the graduate program is December 15th!
  • The Sun Voyager sculpture found in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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    Don't miss out on your only chance this year to learn about The Vikings (SCAND 370).
  • The stunning Gufufoss Waterfall found in Iceland
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    Explore folktales, legends, jokes, songs, proverbs, customs and more in Intro to Folklore (SCAND 230).



  Hans Christian Andersen was made an honorary citizen of his native city, Odense, on 6...
Assistant Professor Olivia Gunn recently published two articles.  "Other Mothers and the...
October 27-28, 2017 – The Association of Swedish Teachers and Researchers of North...





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

Number of students:
46 Majors
38 Minors
16 Graduate Students

Number of faculty: 7 Professors, 1 Associate Professor, 1 Senior Lecturer, 5 Visiting Lecturers, 3 Emeritus Lecturers

Scholarships offered: 23

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