General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Touristic attractions of Northern Europe
Language English
Module lecturer Ewelina Lipka
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position adiunkt
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 15


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 uncover some unexpected links between the countries presented: the UK, Norway, Sweden, Finland, 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 Nordic countries – the countries part I
Week 4 Nordic countries – the countries part II
Week 5 Nordic countries – beyond the Arctic Circle
Week 6 Iceland – more than an Island
Week 7 Greenland and all the remainders
Week 8 What have you learnt?

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