Course

Course code: TRVN14
ECTS credits: 10

Teaching both on campus and online for the spring semester of 2021

The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our study programmes and a part of the teaching that was planned to be campus-based must be conducted online instead. Look out for the information in the timetable that will be published in December. The form of teaching may change during the semester and you need to be prepared to be present at the University at short notice. Read more at Covid-19 and the academic year 2020/2021.

Study period: spring semester 2021
Type of education: only online
Type of studies: part time, 33 %, day
Study period: 2021-01-18 – 2021-06-06
Language of instruction: English
Application code: LU-78561
Eligibility: A bachelor's degree with a major in theology, religious studies, classical philology, classical archeology, history or the equivalent, and a minimum of 15 ECTS credits in Latin, Greek, Arabic or Hebrew.

Description

In late Antiquity, Jewish, Christian and Islamic theology, mysticism and wisdom traditions emerged and developed against a background of primarily Hellenic philosophical traditions. In this course the development of those traditions in these three religions will be studied and compared, in particular the transmission, interpretation, and use of texts of wisdom. 

For the ancients, philosophy, as well as theology, was a way of life, and for some, closely connected to religious mysticism. A person's way of thinking, reading, acting – and praying – were seen as interrelated. Mystical experiences — gods descending to earth and humans ascending to heaven — were seen as an inherent part of a larger philosophical tradition. In the course, the shared Greek philosophical school tradition will be presented, and a variety of forms of reception and transformation of this heritage will be analyzed and discussed both diachronically and synchronically.

Important dates – spring semester 2021

Second Admission Round / Nationell ansökningsomgång

Dagtid Lund, tredjedelsfart
In English
18 januari 2021 – 6 juni 2021

Öppnar för sen anmälan den 15 december 2020

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 18,333
First payment: SEK 18,333
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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

Second Admission Round
Nationell ansökningsomgång
Vårterminen 2021

Öppnar 15 december