General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Touristic Attractions Of Northern Europe
Language English
Module lecturer dr Ewelina Lipka
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position adjunct
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2023/2024 (winter)
Duration 15



Wednesday 13:15-14:45

First classes - 6.12.2023 - 6th of December

Last classes (short test) - 31.01.2024 - 31st of January


Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences - Collegium Geographicum

room 242 (2nd floor, next to the C3 staircase)

Module aim (aims)

Let's go to the North. Apart from the very basic information about location, geography, climatic conditions and main cities, the lecture gives an outline of touristic atrractions: geological, natural, religious, archeological, architectural and others, with "must sees" highlighted. Not only shall you learn what to see or to recommend, but you might also discover some unexpected links between the countries presented: the UK, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)


Week 1 Introduction. Northern Europe vs the North
Week 2 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – are we still in the North?
Week 3 Denmark
Week 4 Norway
Week 5 Sweden
Week 6 Iceland – more than an island
Week 7 Nordic countries: Beyond the Arctic Circle
Week 8 What have you learnt?

Reading list