Lund University is an exchange destination in Lund, Sweden. This destination is specifically for Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics students of the Faculty of Science.

Academic calendar

Semester 1: first week of September - mid January (compulsory course work normally finishes before Christmas)

Semester II: mid January - beginning of June

Academic Calender

NOTE:  Orientation week/Introduction for exchange students starts 1-2 weeks before the semester starts.


Admission to courses depends on the following:

  • Whether the course is open to exchange students
  • Whether you meet the specific admission requirements of the courses
  • Places available on the courses

Language: It is recommended to have a profiency in English of IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 90 or B2 level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference).

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science faculty of Utrecht University and Lund University in the departments of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. 

Courses at Master’s level


Courses taught in English
Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

The Swedish currency is the krona (abbreviated SEK). To compare, SEK 100 is roughly EUR 11. International students get by on a budget somewhere in between the required SEK 7 300 and the Swedish student budget of SEK 9.000.

Money and living costs

Credits and grading

Normal study load per term:

in credits: 30 credits

in courses: 4 (regular courses are worth 7,5 ECTS each)

Number of places available

 4 semester places per year. Selection was not necessary in the fast few years.

Contact information

Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Tessa Schutte.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us via for questions or to make an appointment for a call via Microsoft Teams. 

The list of exchange destinations has been composed with great care, however the UU International Offices cannot be held responsible for any mistakes. Please note that the number of places available at our partner universities is being negotiated, therefore the numbers for 2022-2023 may be subject to change.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.