The Francoist dictatorship in Spain (1939-1975)


This course provides a comprehensive study of the Francoist dictatorship in Spain from 1939 to 1975, covering its ideological foundations, political and economic development, social transformations, international relations, and the challenges and achievements at the end of Franco's dictatorship.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a deep understanding of the Francoist dictatorship in Spain and its impact on politics, society, and culture, as well as the skills to critically analyze and evaluate the historical, political, and social aspects of authoritarian regimes.

Course program

Ideological Foundations and Structure of the Francoist State
Political and Economic Development during the Francoist Regime
Social Transformations, Repression, and Healthcare during Franco's Dictatorship
International Relations, Cultural Policies, and Latin America during Francoism
End of Franco's Dictatorship: Challenges, Achievements, and Resistances
Legacy, Transition to Democracy, and Memorialization in Post-Franco Spain