Links to Swedish universities providing teaching in geography and anthropology, and also links for scholarships etc.


University of Gothenburg
Department for Economy and Society
Department of Earth Sciences
School of Global Studies

Karlstad University
Department of Geography, Media and Communication

Linköping University
Department of Thematic Studies

Linnaeus University
Department of Cultural Sciences

Lund University
The Department of Human Geography and the Human Ecology Division
Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Department of Sociology

Mid Sweden University
Department of Tourism Studies and Geography

Stockholm University
Department of Physical Geography
Department of Human Geography
Department of Social Anthropology

Umeå University
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
Department of Geography and Economic History

Uppsala University
Earth Sciences Library
Department of Earth Sciences
Department of Social and Economic Geography
Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

Örebro University
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Other universities

Dalarna University
University of Gävle
Halmstad University
Kristianstad University
Malmö University
Södertörns University


The Geographical Association (Swedish: Geografiska förbundet)
Travel grants for thesis work to a younger geographer, human geographer or physical geographer who is studying or have recently studied at the Department of Physical Geography and/or the Department of Human Geography at Stockholm University.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Travel grants for trips outside the Nordic countries for researchers and graduate students within geography and earth sciences.

The Nordenskiöld Society (Swedish: Nordenskiöld-samfundet)
Scholarships for younger researchers in geography, geology, ethnography, archeology, and related disciplines within science and cultural history.

The Nordic Africa Institute
Awards travel grants for trips to Africa. Also awards scholarships for accommodations and travels to Uppsala for studies at the Africa institute library. Recipients of the awards are journalists, researchers, textbook authors, etc.
SASNET – Swedish South Asian Studies Network
Here you will find all possible information about Asia. SASNET also awards various scholarships and travel grants.

Swedish Council for Higher Education
Minor Field Studies (MFS) is a scholarship for less extensive field studies, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). It gives university students with at least 150 credits the opportunity to collect material in a developing country for their bachelor’s or master’s thesis work.


Internet Resources for Geographers Large collection of links at the University of Colorado

Other links

about: Geography – Geography news, links, etc.
European Geography Association – EGEA brings together students and young geographers.
The Association of Geographical Societies in Europe – EUGEO is a cooperation organisation for geographical societies. SSAG is a member.
Etnografiska museet – Ethnographical museum in Stockholm.
Geo – German geographical journal.
Geografilärarnas Riksförening – Swedish national association of geography teachers.
Geografiska föreningen i Göteborg – Geographical association at the University of Gothenburg, founded in 1908, which organises lectures, excursions, and thematic days.
Geografiska föreningen i Umeå – Geographical association at Umeå University.
Geografiska föreningen i Uppsala – Geographical association at Uppsala University founded in 1895.
Kartografiska Sällskapet – Swedish cartographical society promoting cartography, GIS, and remote sensning etc.
Länsstyrelsernas GIS-tjänster – Digital online maps of Sweden.
National Geographic – Well-known geographical journal.
Swedish National Committee for Geophysics – Geophysical association.
Sveriges Nationalatlas – This Swedish national atlas is a cooperation between the Swedish National Land Survey, SSAG, and Statistics Sweden.
Swedish Anthropological Association – Promotes anthropology in Sweden.
Seterra – Free Windows program for geography, including 70 exercises.
Världskulturmuseet – World culture museum in Gothenburg.
Östasiatiska museet – East Asian culture museum in Stockholm.