Department of Scandinavian Studies - University of Washington It was established in 1909 by a special act of the Washington State Legislature. During its history, the Department has grown from a one-person institution to comprise a teaching staff of twelve full-time faculty in Scandinavian and Baltic Studies.
Swedish Workers More than 81,500 Swedes emigrated to Denmark in the late 1800’s to find work especially in agriculture, as servants and in construction works. Some Swedes were additionally employed as seasonal workers.
The Canadian-Scandinavian Foundation The Canadian-Scandinavian Foundation was established on 20 June 1950 as a national, non-profit organization with the express purpose of providing assistance and support to qualified and talented young Canadians of university age visiting Nordic countries.