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
Nordic Leaders White House Arrival Ceremony
MAY 13, 2016 Nordic Leaders White House Arrival Ceremony President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed the president of Finland along with the prime ministers of...
2015 Annual Scandinavian Julfest
Undergraduate students of the UCLA Scandinavian Section celebrate Luciatåg, singing traditional Scandinavian songs at the section’s annual Julfest each winter.
Scandinavia and the World
A clever website with excellent comics focusing on the relationships between the Nordic countries. More information can be found here.
Online Swedish Instruction for the Tisus Exam
There is now an online written course for preparation for the Tisus exam, the equivalent of the TOEFL for foreign students wishing to study at Swedish universities...