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Icelandic landscape. C Abram

Welcome to UCL Scandinavian Studies! We teach and research the language, literature, history, linguistics and visual culture of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Norway and Sweden from medieval times to the present day. Information on staff, research, teaching and public engagement can be found on the menu to the left. Our current and recent projects are linked from the icons below.

  • The Department of Scandinavian Studies is part of the UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS). The SELCS site contains information on undergraduate and postgraduate admissions, degree programme and course structure, and regulations for current students.

>> Our PhD student Richard Cole has won a prestigious Fulbright award to spend the academic year 2013-14 at Harvard University. He will be spending a year in Harvard as a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, where he hopes to pursue his secondary interests in Yiddish, Old English and Medieval Hebrew. > Read more

>> Dr Haki Antonsson, Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen and Dr Claire Thomson have been promoted to Senior Lecturer with effect from 1 October 2013.