Since its inception in 1972, the Scandinavian Section has been one of the premiere programs in the country for the study of Nordic languages and literatures on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Along with a sister department at UC Berkeley, the Scandinavian Section provides members of the University of California community, and the citizens of California, with up-to-date, scholarly information and instruction on topics concerning the Nordic countries with a particular emphasis on their cultures, their histories and their languages. The Scandinavian Section is fortunate to be housed in UCLA's landmark building, Royce Hall. The third floor suite includes...Learn More About Us
Scandinavian March Newsletter
Last month, the Scandinavian department added a new feature-- the monthly newsletter. Each newsletter will act as a monthly update on ways to connect with the LA...
Scandinavian February Newsletter
Welcome to the new Scandinavian newsletter! If you are an undergraduate student in the major/mine, or simply interested in learning more about the Scandinavian community here at...
Nordic Studies Offered as New UCLA Major Starting Fall 2017
"UCLA adds Nordic studies, Asian languages and linguistics majors" Daily Bruin By Hedy Wang Students can choose from two new undergraduate degree programs starting this fall. UCLA’s...
Humanities Dialogues provides casual space to discuss meaning of words
Students, staff and faculty have been discussing what words like “democracy,” “humanity” and “heroism” mean in meetings over the course of the year. Humanities Dialogues consists of...