Lund University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Lund, Sweden.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Arrival Day and orientation: The orientation weeks for international students include a variety of activities that aim to help students settle in smoothly at the University and in student life.

Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar

Requirements

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

There are 2 agreements with the Lund University:

  • Genderstudies, Faculty of Humanities and Sociology. Students are also allowed to take courses within the Faculty of Social Sciences.
  • Humanities and Languages: students can take courses at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology. Subject taught here cover Archeology, Communication, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Media, Musicology, Philosophy, Religion. Please note: Journalism is not available for exchange students!

Also, students of the agreement Humanities and Languages are allowed to take courses at other faculties within the university. Students are however obliged to take at least 50 percent of their courses at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology.

  • Some areas are restricted such as Medicine and Performning Arts.
  • Some faculties only allow students to take 25 percent of the courses, i.e. one course at their faculty.
  • Business courses are very difficult to access. 
Courses at Master’s level

Yes

 

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 Accommodation and alternative housing.

Estimated living costs per month
Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
 

Number of places available
  • Humanities and Arts: 2 places per year.
  • Gender studies: 4 places per year. 
Additional information

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046
internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)