The course democracy and dictatorship compare and analyse democratic and various authoritarian and totalitarian forms of governance empirically, historically and normatively. We discuss the challenges that today´s democracy is confronted with from various directions, including the fact that several great powers and major regional powers in Europe presently are not democratic, and what this may entail in a normative perspective as well as in relation to Realpolitik.
Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.
What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!