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Introduction to Drama in Education

This course is an introduction for students who want to apply drama in various educational settings. For the summer 2022 the course is given in English.

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The course is based on creative, interactive drama work, reflection on participants' learning, and aspects of applying drama in various situations and contexts. During the course, theory of applied drama and subject specific didactics are interwoven.

The course deals with:

  • improvisation excercises
  • verbal and non-verbal communication
  • theories and practices of play and drama

Information for admitted students summer 2022

Before you can start your studies, you need to activate your university account and register at your course.

You have to register to confirm and keep your place at the course.
The online registration is open 16-22 May.

1. Activate your university account

2. Register online

Once you have registered, you will have access to Athena, the collaboration platform. You can log in to Athena with your university account:

Log in to Athena

  • Course structure

    Once the course has started, the online learning platform Athena is used for information, assignments and submissions.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures, seminars, enacting drama work and reflective group work.

    Participation in seminars and creative activities, individually and in groups, and participation in presentations/practical examinations are integrated aspects of the teaching, and therefore mandatory.


    The course is examined by a written essay, in English or in Swedish.


    Eva Österlind


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    Course coordinator
    Eva Österlind,

    Study Counsellor

    Student Affairs Office