Lunds Universitet - Lund University
Erasmus+ Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Flügel-Martinsen
Language of instruction: English. The minimum desirable level of language proficiency for English is B2 based on the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR).
Study Cycle : Bachelor and Master
Erasmus+ Partner: Statsvetenskapliga institutionen (Department of Political Sciences)
General information: Lund is a mid-sized university city in the southwestern part of Sweden, located about 60 kilometers from Copenhagen in Demark. About one third of the population in Lund is affiliated with Lund University, one of the largest institutions for advanced education as well as scientific study and research in Scandinavia. It has been awarded several times for being one of the top 100 universities in the world. About 42,000 students and 7,680 employees study and/or work at three different campuses, which are located in Lund, Malmö, and Helsingborg. More than 600 partner universities contribute to its international study environment and create a strong, innovative scientific network reaching all parts of the world. With its ten research areas, the Faculty of Social Sciences offers a multifaceted platform to shape students’ and researchers’ personal scientific profiles.
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
There are special course offerings for exchange students that are are very comprehensive, for which the university provides a Course Guide organized according to thematic areas.
The Developmental Studies Bachelor’s programme is an interdisciplinary program that teaches basic information about political sciences, economic geography, geographical history, and sociology, as well as methodological techniques concerning developmental strategies. The aim of the programme is to enable students to critically examine the conditions and processes of development in a transnationally connected world.
The European Affairs Master’s programme focuses on topics concerning European politics, with particular regard to the EU and European integration. It also focuses on aspects of government, economic policies, EU law, and security policies within the framework of a global analysis. The Welfare Policies and Management Master’s programme compares different forms of access to welfare policies. Both Master’s programmes are based on economic, sociological, and political theories and cover the related methodologies.
Detailed course discriptions can be found on the faculties website.
Study terms: The winter semester usually starts in mid-September and ends in mid-December. The summer semester usually starts in mid-February and ends in June. Exams are held respectively at the end of each semester. A detailed academic calendar is available on the faculty´s website.
Other information: Lund University offers incoming students a variety of support services for housing, language courses, and a mentoring programme. They guide students to find accommodation, offer Swedish language courses, a mentoring programme, and an arrival day and orientation weeks for international students. Unfortunately the spaces for language courses are limited, but about 50% of all students are able to get a place. A limited number of places is available in student´s residence halls. Students may apply for accommodation in April and October for the following semester. In addition, international students may use all the University’s social and cultural services and receive special conditions for sports centres and fitness studios. Additional information for Erasmus+ students is available on the website in the section International Admissions of the faculty's website.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Aktuell bieten wir eine online Sprechstunde an. Bitte kontaktiert uns zum Termin vereinbaren per Mail an firstname.lastname@example.org
// At the moment we are offering online office hours. Please contact us to make an appointment by mail to email@example.com
Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2020/21 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2020/21 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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