Lund University

Lund University is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences in Lund, Sweden.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately end of August – mid-January
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately mid-January – early June
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Language requirement:


  • Bachelor: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.
  • Master: a minimum language level of C1 (CEFR) in English is required.

The Swedish language requirement for exchange students wishing to study Swedish-taught courses is CEFR level C

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences

Courses at Master's level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance

There is no housing guarantee for exchange students, however if you make your application on time Lund University does their best to place you in an accommodation.
More information about LU Accomodation and alternative housing

Estimated living costs per month

You need approximately 8,000-9,000 SEK/month to cover your living and study expenses, housing included. Note that EURO is not used in Sweden.

More information can be found here.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

4 places of 5 months.

Additional information