Lund University


Located in young, vibrant, cyclist-friendly cities steeped in history, Lund University is ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world. Its 40,000 students and 8,160 employees are based at campuses in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. It is also one of the oldest universities in Sweden, founded in 1666. The city of Lund has a long history as a centre of learning. Today, it offers a charming mixture of cobblestone streets, relaxed ambience, and a lively intellectual communities.


Lund, Sweden

Course information

Lund University offers more than 250 courses in English annually. The departments within the Faculty of Social Sciences offer undergraduate and graduate courses in English. See also the course guide for exchange studies for more information on courses within the Social Sciences Faculty. Courses can also be taken at faculties outside the Faculty of Social Sciences as complementary studies.


LU Accommodation offers housing in many different areas with different room types.

Academic calendar

  • Fall semester: August - January
  • Spring semester: January - June

For exact dates, see the Academic Calendar.

Language of instruction

  • Swedish
  • English