Course syllabus

Järnväg i ett internationellt perspektiv
Railway in an International Perspective

VTVG01, 4,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2018-03-27

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYI3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to give the students fundamental knowledge of the extensive work going on internationally with regard to improving the competitiveness of the railways through harmonisation of the system of rules, technical infrastructure solutions and so on

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

review and analyse the technical standardisation work ongoing in respect of TEN (Trans European Network), and present the results in a report


Rules and organisation are combined in a project

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Approved exercises and approved final report.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: VTVA50 Transports and Society
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VVB645

Reading list

Contact and other information

Examinator: Andreas Persson,
Course coordinator: Stellan Jönsson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is given at Campus Helsingborg