For a country of only nine million, Sweden boasts its share of influential people, including the band ABBA, Carl Linné, Ingmar Bergman, and Astrid Lindgren, the author of Pippi Longstocking. Sweden has also had a strong impact on global popular culture through through Swedish music, film and crime fiction. Known as a place of progressive politics, nearly half the government consists of women, paid parental leave is a basic right, and same-sex partners have legal rights and benefits.
Scandinavian Studies Major, European Studies Certificate, Scandinavian Studies Certificate; visit the Majors & Certificates page for more information.
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Live in Norden House, the Nordic House in the International Learning Community.
Browse the Wisconsin Involvement Network for more information.
Consider an internship where you can use Swedish, either in the US or abroad. An internship in any field can complement your language study and can provide valuable professional experience.