Introduction to Economic Sociology, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2020/2021

  • Spring 2021, 50%, Campus

    Start date: 18 January 2021

    End date: 28 March 2021

    Application deadline: 15 October 2020

    Application code: UU-73500 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree of 180 credits including 90 credits in social sciences.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500

About the course

Since the mid 1980's, New Economic Sociology has turned into the one of the most vibrant fields of contemporary sociology. The aim of this course is to give an overview of both classical and contemporary perspectives by addressing themes such as economic action and uncertainty, marketisation, networks, production, money economic value and capitalism.

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Department of Sociology

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Box 624, 751 26 UPPSALA


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Telephone: +46 18 471 15 05, +46 18 471 10 74