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Glaciers and High Mountain Environments

You will learn about those processes and landforms that shape our high mountain environment.

  • Course structure

    The course consists of two parts 2021:

    1. Theory with letures, exercises, and reports (distance learning) from June 7 to June 25. Also includes reading of course literature in preparation of the field component.
    2. A field component at the Tarfala Research Station, Kebnekaise (July 29 to August 7), with excursions, field exercises, and group projects involving the collection and analysis of field data.​ 


    • Theory, 3 credits
    • Field course, 4.5 credits

    Teaching format

    Please note that the field course involves long hikes and work during sometimes difficult mountain weather conditions.

    The course include teaching in the field, which entail additional cost for the student.


    For details see syllabus.


    Arjen Stroeven

  • Contact

    Student office (Registration)
    Kerstin Hörnby

    Study counsellor
    Elisabeth Sturesson

    Course responsible
    Arjen Stroeven