Icons: Art and Theology

Icons are one of the most characteristic expressions of Eastern Christianity and Orthodox faith. This special program explores the history and theology of icons and their visual/aesthetic properties, both traditional and contemporary. Academic courses include Christian Art, East & West I and II, Theology of Icons and Iconology.

Length: 1 year, 30 ECTS credits
Study Pace: Part-time (50 %)
Type of Instruction: Distance learning
Language of Instruction: English

You can find out more about the program here (pdf)


See Admission requirements for Eastern Christian Studies

Cost of study

If you are a Swedish citizen, or a citizen of an EU / EEA country or Switzerland and you have a residence permit for Sweden, you do not have to pay tuition fees. If you are an international student coming from another country, you must pay tuition fees, see Fees&Finance

Membership of the student union is mandatory for students at EHS. The student union fee is SEK 125 per semester, regardless of the kind of study. Read more about union fees and the student union’s work: Membership in the Student Union.