Course code: SASH73
Swedish title: Health and Diet through Human History
ECTS credits: 7.5
Study period: spring 2019
Type of studies: part time, day
Study period: 2019-01-22 – 2019-03-28
Language of instruction: English
Eligibility: General requirements for university studies in Sweden
Application code: LU-E5321
Application code: LU-70141
Introductory meeting: 2019-01-22 at 13.15 – 15.00: LUX:B129
Teachers: Anna Tornberg
- Syllabus (in Swedish)
- List of literature (PDF 398 kB)
- Exam schedule
- Library Guide Archaeology and ancient history
Man has existed for 200 000 years, a rather short period in the history of life. In this timespan she emerged from Africa and since colonized a large part of the planet. Human history is characterized by important transitions such as the introduction of agriculture, urbanization and industrialization. These processes have led to changes in diet, health, and population density. In this course we follow these changes and study how they can be traced archaeologically and how bones from both animals and humans can support these shifts.
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.
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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.