Summer Swedish A1

Plats Uppsala

This is a beginner's course in Swedish. You will learn to use simple phrases in everyday situations, and become acquainted with basic Swedish grammar and some facts about Sweden.

Boka nu

Who is the course for?

This is a course for you with no or very limited prior knowledge of the Swedish language.


  • To be able to introduce yourself and talk a little about yourself
  • To be able to use simple phrases in everyday situations
  • To understand most what is said in simple and slow speech about familiar topics
  • To be acquainted with basic Swedish grammar

After the course, you will have some knowledge of Swedish at level A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Before applying to the course, please take the language level test. You find the test here:

Send the test result to A Swedish teacher will have a look at the result and recommend a proper course level.


  • The alphabet and numbers
  • Basic grammar
  • Basic rules of pronunciation
  • Vocabulary and phrases: introductions, telling the time, shopping, leisure activities, daily activities, family and relations

Course format

60 teaching hours of 45 minutes each. The course is given Monday-Friday at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during two weeks.

Course material

Rivstart A1+A2 (textbook and workbook) by Paula Levy Scherrer and Karl Lindemalm, Natur och Kultur, Stockholm. The books are not included in the course fee. Please buy the books yourself and bring them to the first class.

Guided tour

A guided tour in Uppsala is included in the course fee.


To register for the course, go to "Boka kursen nu". You will be able to choose an application form in Swedish or in English. If you do not have a Swedish personal number, please use the English form. Shortly after you have applied, you will receive a confirmation of your booking via e-mail, and about two weeks before the course starts you will receive a course notice.


Students at a Swedish university are entitled to a 20% discount. Please take a photo of your student card (Mecenat or similar) and send it to to get the discount. 

Terms of registration

For information about our general terms of registration, please follow the link below. In the case of too few registrations, we may cancel the course.


Folkuniversitetet does not provide accommodation or meals. You can find more information about accommodation and things to do in Uppsala at (see link below).


Read more about our language levels

Language level test

Terms of registration

Destination Uppsala

Don´t forget to take the language level test before applying!


Anna Eriksson-Trenter

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Kontakta Folkuniversitetet i Uppsala

24 jun 2024 - 5 jul 2024
Måndag, Tisdag, Onsdag, Torsdag, Fredag
Antal tillfällen
Första tillfället
mån 24 jun 2024 kl 09:00-15:00
  • tis 25 jun 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • ons 26 jun 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • tor 27 jun 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • fre 28 jun 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • mån 1 jul 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • tis 2 jul 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • ons 3 jul 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • tor 4 jul 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
  • fre 5 jul 2024 kl 09:00 - 15:00
5950 kr