Uppsala Cathedral, Åsa Walla

Study Swedish at the University of Pittsburgh taught by Karin Filipsson. Take advantage of our introductory, intermediate, and advanced-level Swedish courses and Swedish Minor! Have fun learning a new language in an environment that encourages speaking and communication and using Swedish outside the classroom, including in our Study Abroad program in Sweden. Enroll in our 'Sweden-From Vikings to Now' course (taught in English) and study Swedish history, culture, and traditions to get a better understanding of what modern multi-cultural Sweden is like and how it got that way.

Courses Offered:

Please see Swedish Course Descriptions for information about Swedish courses offered at the University of Pittsburgh.

Why Study Swedish?

  • Learn to communicate with people in all of the Scandinavian countries
  • Support your studies in medicine, design, and renewable energy
  • Expand your career potential
  • Become a world citizen

Use Swedish to Earn Pitt Credentials

Swedish Outside the Classroom

What do students say?

"Swedish is a great language to learn because you start speaking with proficiency at an early level."-Alli, '12
"The all-around atmosphere in the class makes learning easy, fun and not a chore!". -Erza, '16
"I feel I learned more Swedish in one year than I learned in four years of HS German." -Jack '17