Lund University

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

Fields of study

Bachelor and master Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

Lund University requires that you take at least half of your credits (15 credits per semester) within the Faculty of Science. 

Courses within the natural sciences on the Faculty of Science website

These include courses in astronomy, bioinformatics, biology and molecular biology, chemistry, earth science and physical geography, geology, mathematical statistics, mathematics and numerical analysis, physical geography and ecosystem analysis, physics, synchrotron radiation based science and theoretical physics.

Number of places available

4 places in total per year. 

Selection was not necessary in the previous years. 

Student experiences

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General information for students

For Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics students

Course information

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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

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Housing assistance

General information

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)

Contact information

The International Officer of the Faculty of Science is Noor Weelink. 


Questions? Please make an (online) appointment below.