Leadership Theories

7.5 credits

The aim of the course is to study modern as well as classical leadership theories. The focus in the course is on understanding the different approaches to leadership theories, theoretically as well as empirically. The content of the course is an overview of leadership as a subject, leadership as personality and behaviour, symbolic leadership, leadership and efficiency and women and leadership.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!