Lund University

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 in Lund

Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar


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

Humanities & Languages. Subjects taught here include:

  • English Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Islamic and Arabic Studies
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language and Culture

Gender Studies. Subjects taught here include:

  • Gender Studies

Students of the agreement Humanities and Languages are allowed to apply for courses at other faculties within the university. However, please note that at least 50% of the credits must be studied at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology. Admission is subject to the student being satisfactorily qualified for the chosen area of study and course level, and availability. Students can take up to 15 ECTS per semester at other faculties.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance


Estimated living costs per month

Money and living costs


Normal study load per semester: 30 EC

Number of places available
  • Humanities and Languages: 4 places
  • Gender studies: 4 places
Additional information


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