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Programmes and courses

You can view the Fall semester 2022 courses taught in English below (the list is now final).

 

Business Economics program
Microeconomics ( 10 ECTS )

This bachelor level course is taught in English.

The aim of the course is to introduce students to microeconomic theory so that they can understand and apply the theory to make decisions about the development and operation of a business.

Students are also taught propaedeutic mathematics.

Strategy ( 5 ECTS )

This bachelor level course is taught in English.

The aim of the course is to provide students with an introduction to key concepts and thinking related to corporate strategy and strategic processes, so that the student can assess and implement strategic decisions and actions in an organization.

Cultural & Social History program
English in the world ( 10 ECTS )

This bachelor level course is taught in English.

This course aims to develop your awareness and appreciation of Global Englishes, and how English is used by different people in different national and professional contexts in the world. The course expands your knowledge of the geo-historical, political, cultural, emotional and technological interrelationships surrounding the use of English - and the opportunities and challenges that these provoke.

World history I ( 10 ECTS )

This bachelor and master level course is taught in English.

This course provides students with an overview of global development from ancient times to around 1750. At selected points, students are given a more in-depth understanding of the different views of what has determined historical development through the use of sources and specialised literature. The course includes the history of indigenous peoples within nation-states from a broader international perspective.

Social Science program
Micro sociology ( 10 ECTS )

This bachelor (10 ECTS) and master (10 ECTS) level course is taught in English.

The course aims to introduce students to micro-sociology and micro sociological theories. The teaching focuses on theories developed by the late Erving Goffman, emphasizing concept understanding and analysis.

Postcolonial state formation ( 10 ECTS )

This bachelor (5 ECTS) and master (10 ECTS) level course is taught in English.

More info as soon as possible ..

Translation & Interpreting program
Oral & written proficiency in English ( 5 ECTS )

This bachelor level course is taught in English.

The aim of the course is to enable the student to give small presentations and prepare shorter written texts in English in areas such as education, the labour market, consumption - and to expand the student's vocabulary in English in the topics covered.

The student will also acquire knowledge and skills in the use of relevant print and electronic sources for subject-specific information retrieval. During the course, the student must submit a compulsory essay which must be approved by the lecturer before the student can be admitted to the examination.

 

 

If you apply for admission as a guest student, and would like to follow courses in English (please note: we only offer few courses in English) - your international coordinator should confirm your academic English proficiency by issuing an official letter stating that you are competent in the language.

A TOEFL or IELTS with satisfactory results are also accepted.

If you apply for admission as a guest student, and would like to follow courses in Danish and Greenlandic - then you should be a Nordic citizen, or be able to prove that you are able to use the language at an academic level.

There are no tuiton fees for guest students at Ilisimatusarfik.

Guests students are, of course, responsible for all personal expenses and travel costs.

If you are a Nordic or European student, you may also be eligible to apply for support from:

  • Erasmus+
  • Nordplus
  • UArctic (North2North)

Check with your international coordinator at your home university if you are eligible.

You can also check if Ilisimatusarfik has a cooperation agreement with your home university.

Ilisimatusarfik has two semesters:

  • Fall Semester: starts primo September - ends ultimo January
  • Spring semester: starts primo February - ends ultimo June

Each semester lasts about 14 weeks - followed by exams.

Courses at Ilisimatusarfik vary with between five to thirty students.

Ilisimatusarfik offers courses in Danish and Greenlandic in all our programmes (please note: we only offer few courses in English).

At the end of each semester, exams are taken in every course - with a weighting of 100%.

The primary examination period is January and June - even though there may also be exams before or after this period.

Ilisimatusarfik uses European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

A full semester at Ilisimatusarfik equals 30 ECTS.

In Greenland, we use the Greenland Grading System (GGS) - and it looks like this:

Greenland Grading System English

Download Greenland Grading System (GGS) as a pdf-version.


Questions? Just contact:

international@uni.gl