We are pleased to announce two new modules which are available to the students of the University of Silesia in the spring of 2016: "Monsters in Old Norse Literature and Worldview" and "Science and the Paranormal in Medieval Scandinavia".

The modules will be taught by Mr. Arngrímur Vídalín, M.A. (University of Iceland) in the Sosnowiec Neophilology Campus and in the main university campus in Katowice (Wydział Nauk Społecznych). The modules (3 ECTS points each) are taught entirely in English and may supplement your course of studies as "przedmioty ogólnohumanistyczne do wyboru". Their schedule details will be available soon on http://www.fss.us.edu.pl/

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 With the beginning of the new academic year at the University of Silesia, three new modules of classes and lectures devoted to the history and culture of early medieval Scandinavia will be made available to all interested students. The enrolment via the usos system will be possible from September 30th 2015. The courses are open to all University of Silesia students, regardless of the programme and level of studies.

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Everyone is cordially welcome to a guest lecture by Prof. Jón Viðar Sigurðsson from the University of Oslo. The lecture entitled "The Conversion and Christianization of Iceland and Norway" is one of the first lectures of the open university module on "The Society and Culture of Medieval Scandinavia".

The lecture will take place on October 21st, 11.30 a.m. in room 0.3 (Neophilological Centre in Sosnowiec).


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In the current academic year students of the University of Silesia who are interested in the culture and history of medieval Scandinavia are being offered a unique chance to participate in three different modules taught by leading scholars from the University of Iceland in Reykjavik and the University of Oslo.

This possibility of studying the society, culture, beliefs and literature of the Viking-age Scandinavia has been made possible due to academic co-operation of the University of Silesia and its partners in Iceland and Norway. The co-operation and student and staff mobility is taking place under the auspices of the so-called Norway Grants (The Stipend and Scholarship Fund / Fundusz Stypendialny i Szkoleniowy). The programme also involves student exchange and the participants of the modules will be able to develop their interest further by applying for one term exchange in Reykjavik and Oslo.

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