Studying Swedish

If you are interested in studying the Swedish language, there are many opportunities to do so in the United States.

Opportunities in the Washington, D.C. area:

University of Maryland
Department of Germanic Studies
3215 Jimenez Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Contact: Dr. Oster

The Swedish School - Svenska Skolan
Saturday mornings 9:30 - 12 noon; Sept - Dec & Jan - June; five different levels.
Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School
7130 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia 22043

Swedish School for Language and Culture/Svenska skolan för språk och Kultur
Saturday mornings 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Near I-495 in Northern Virginia. 12:00 -12:30 cultural activities for the whole family. Private Swedish lessons in both Swedish as a second language and Swedish as mother tongue. Children and adults.

Where to Study Swedish in the U.S. 

It is possible to study Swedish in the United States at many levels:

Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. offer Swedish languages courses for credit.  Please see the list below.

Some adult education programs offer Swedish language lessons.

And there is a large network of Swedish schools in the U.S. which teach Swedish to children.

University of California, Berkeley
Dept. of Scandinavian
6303 Dwinelle Hall, MC 2690
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642-0654

UC Berkeley Extension
Adult and Continuing Education
1995 University Avenue, Ste. 110
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 643-1110

University of California, Los Angeles
Scandinavian Section
212 Royce Hall, Box 951537
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-6828

University of Colorado at Boulder
Dept. of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures
Scandinavian Program
276 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309
Phone: (303) 492-7404

University of Denver (University College)
2211 South Josephine
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: (303) 871-3354

Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: (404) 261-1441

Augustana College
Scandinavian Department
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 794-7263

North Park University
Center for Scandinavian Studies
3225 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 244-5644

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
2090 Foreign Languages Bldg.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-9353

University of Maryland
Dept. of Germanic Studies
3215 Jimenez Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-4096

Harvard University
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Barker Center 365
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-2339

University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Herter Hall, 5th Floor
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: (413) 545-2350

Michigan Technical University
Dept. of Humanities
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 487-2008

University of Michigan
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
3110 Modern Languages Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 647-0237

Bethel College
Dept. of Modern World Languages
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112
Phone: (651) 638-6363

Gustavus Adolphus College
Dept. of Scandinavian Studies
800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 933-7391

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Scandinavian Studies Program
College of Arts and Humanities
226 Armstrong Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507) 389-2917

University of Minnesota
Dept. of German, Scandinavian and Dutch
204 Folwell Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: (612) 625-2080

Washington University in St. Louis
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Campus Box 1104
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 935-5135

Columbia University
Swedish Program
319 Hamilton Hall
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 854-4015

Cornell University
Dept. of German Studies
Goldwin Smith Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-0720

New York University
Center for Foreign Languages and Translation
145 4th Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 998-7200

Vassar College
P.O. Box 0269
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Phone: (845) 437-5729

Ohio State University
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
314 Cunz Hall
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 292-8687

Portland State University
Foreign Languages and Literatures
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207
Phone: (503) 725-3522

University of Oregon
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
1250 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-4081

University of Pennsylvania
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
745 Williams Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-7332

Brown University
Dept. of German Studies
Box 1979
Providence, RI 02912
Phone: (401) 863-2596

University of Texas at Austin
Dept. of Germanic Studies
1 University Station C3300
Austin, TX 78712
Phone: (512) 471-4123

Brigham Young University
Dept. of Humanities, Classics and Comparative Literature
P.O. Box 26010
Provo, UT 84602
Phone: (801) 378-5279

University of Washington
Dept. of Scandinavian Studies
Box 353420
318 Raitt Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 543-0645

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Dept. of Scandinavian Studies
1306 Van Hise Hall
Madison, WI  53706
Phone: (608) 262-2090

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Linguistics
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: (414) 229-4547