ECTS credits: 10
NB! The course is not given this semester. The information below is about autumn semester 2022. The course was also given earlier. Choose semester above for more information!
Type of studies: part time, 33 %, day
Study period: 2022-08-29 – 2023-01-15
Language of instruction: English
Telling stories and witty sayings play a formative role in any society. In antiquity and the middle ages they were the basic tools for learning to read and write, for training in rhetoric but also for studying practical philosophy.
The rise of monasticism provided new texts to replace the Greek classics and these were handed on in thousands of manuscripts in dozens of languages throughout the Christianized world. In this course you will make use of a unique database and interface developed at Lund University Monastica to learn how to read and compare manuscripts (Greek and Latin), analyse text evolution, understand adaptations across Christian cultures and acquire basic competence in digital methods.
To be eligible for bachelor's courses you must meet the entry requirements. Even if you hold a higher academic degree, you need to document your basic knowledge of English and also add your upper secondary school records at the same time you apply. The time window is very narrow to complement this later. Please read carefully the instructions at the following pages:
Important dates – autumn semester 2022
First Admission Round / Internationell ansökningsomgång
part time, 33 %
August 29, 2022 – January 15, 2023
Closed for applications
Second Admission Round / Nationell ansökningsomgång
29 augusti 2022 – 15 januari 2023
Öppnar för sen anmälan den 15 juli 2022
How to apply
Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods: October–January for autumn semester and June–August for spring semester.
Extended application deadline
Sometimes the application deadline is extended for a specific programme or course. In these cases you will find the message "open for late application" by the programme/course information on universityadmissions.se. You apply with the usual application steps. As long as this message is showing, it is possible to apply, but late applications are processed in order of date, so it is still important to apply as soon as possible. Please note that if the programme/course does not have an extended deadline, it is not possible to apply late.
First or Second Admission Round?
All international students are encouraged to apply to the First admission round. This round takes place many months before the start of a semester and gives students the time they need to pay their tuition fees, apply for and receive their residence permit (if required), find housing, etc.
The Second admission round is an alternative for students from EU/EEA countries as they do not need a residence permit. Non-EU/EEA students will most likely not have enough time to obtain their permit before the start of the semester. However, even EU/EEA students are advised to apply during the First admission round, as some programmes can be applied for only in the January round. Also, this provides applicants with an admission decision much earlier, which is helpful in making decisions about their studies.
Full course tuition fee: SEK 18,333
First payment: SEK 18,333
Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.
EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland
There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.
Second Admission Round
Öppnar 15 juli