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Yiddish: Language and Literature

YIDB02

Course code: YIDB02
Swedish title: Jiddisch: Språk och litteratur, nybörjarkurs II
ECTS credits: 15

Semester:

NB! The course is not given this semester. The information below is about spring 2020.

Study period: spring 2020
Type of studies: part time, distance course
Study period: 2020-01-20 – 2020-06-07
Eligibility: General and Yiddish: Language and Literature. Beginners' Course I (YIDB01) or equivalent

Language of instruction: English
Application code: LU-E5601

Language of instruction: Swedish
Application code: LU-75101

Introductory meeting: 2020-01-28 at 17.00 – 19.00

Description

The course allows students to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the grammar and vocabulary of Yiddish and their ability to translate between Yiddish and Swedish. In addition, students train their oral proficiency in Yiddish. The course also aims for students to become familiar with texts from various eras, in both Yiddish and in translation.

The course consists of the following:

  1. Grammar, Reading Comprehension and Translation, 4 credits
  2. Oral and Written Language Proficiency, 3 credits
  3. History of the Yiddish Language and its Literature, 5 credits

Modules

  1. Grammar, Reading Comprehension and Translation, 4 ECTS
  2. Oral and Written Proficiency, 3 ECTS
  3. The Development of the Jewish Prose, Poetry and Music, 4 ECTS
  4. The Jewish Identity in Literature, 4 ECTS

Important dates – Spring semester 2020

First Admission Round / Internationell ansökningsomgång

Distance Lund, part time 50%
In English
January 20, 2020 – June 7, 2020

Closed for applications

Second Admission Round / Nationell ansökningsomgång

Distans Lund, halvfart 50%
In Swedish
20 januari 2020 – 7 juni 2020

Stängd för anmälan

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.

Tuition Fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full course tuition fee: SEK 25 000
First payment: SEK 25 000
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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.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

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.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions