Valhallavägen 105, 115 51 Stockholm
NeuroscienceAs humans, emotions are intrinsic to our socialization, and influence our cognition and behavior. Study and research the underlying neural networks linked to the experience, understanding, and expression of emotions.IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?It’s a good fit if you study:NeurosciencePsychologyPre-Medicine/Health ScienceCORE COURSE OPTIONSAffective Neuroscience: Emotions, Cognition, and BehaviorFall/Spring, 3 Credits How do we understand the interplay of human emotions and their neural networks? This course applies findings from the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience and the psychological study of, cognition, emotion, and personality. Basic, complex, and social emotions are explored from the perspective of, e.g., the subjective experience of emotion, non-conscious processes, how emotions are interpreted, expressed or regulated. Affective systems, neural networks, and their relationship to cognitive processes such as attention, learning, memory, decision making are addressed. Where relevant, human brain imaging findings, pathological conditions, treatment and cultural perspectives are considered.Week-Long Study Tour: ParisCore Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in StockholmPrerequisite: One semester of neuroscience, physiological psychology, or biological psychology at university level.Corequisite: Affective Neuroscience Research Lab Visit our website for a full list of over 250 additional elective courses!
Valhallavägen 105, Stockholm SE
Terrorism & SecurityHow are security threats defined and responded to in a changing Europe? Explore the complexity of European security and intelligence dilemmas in light of the movement of people and increased tensions among nations.IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?It’s a good fit if you study:Global StudiesGovernmentInternational RelationsPolitical ScienceCORE COURSE European Security Dilemmas and Intelligence Fall/Spring, 3 Credits Europe is under pressure and what constitutes a security threat is changing, too: a larger Russian presence in the region and increased risk of terrorism, but also fundamentalist and right-wing tendencies, the risk of pandemics, cyber terrorism, and European governments struggling to respond in unison to increasing numbers of refugees. Drawing on European schools of thought within international security studies, this course explores current intelligence and security dilemmas in Europe.Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm Prerequisite: One international relations or political science course at university level.Visit our website for a full list of additional elective courses!