Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of the oldest universities in Sweden, as well as Europe. It has been consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in several surveys conducted by leading publications. With a wide range of programmes offered across multiple disciplines, Lund University is one of the most popular universities in Sweden. 

Some of the main areas of study at the university are Science, Engineering and Technology, Humanities and theology, Fine arts, Music, and Theatre, among others. Also, the institution is home to two of the world’s leading research facilities for life sciences and materials research. Let us learn more about the process of admission, facilities available, and programs offered at the university, in this article. 


Lund University offers several Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. programs. There are over 9 bachelor’s degree and 130 Master’s degree programs that are taught in English.  The general admissions requirements for  Bachelor’s and for Master’s programs are listed below. 

Requirements for Bachelors: 

  • You must have completed your secondary education and received your final school grades.
  • You should establish your English proficiency by presenting scores secured in internationally recognized tests such as  IELTS and  TOEFL.
  • Certain courses might have programme-specific requirements. Therefore, we recommend that you verify these requisites on the university’s official website before you submit your applications.

Requirements for Master:

  • You must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Similar to the requirements for a Bachelor’s degree, you must establish your English proficiency by submitting scores obtained in internationally recognized tests such as  IELTS and  TOEFL.
  • Much like in the case of Bachelor’s programmes, certain Master’s courses may have programme-specific demands. Hence, we recommend that you ascertain what these requirements are by utilising the university’s official website before sending in your applications.

Courses offered 

As mentioned above, there is a multitude of courses available at Lund University. We have listed some of the most popular courses below :

  • Astrophysics
  • Architecture
  • Biomedicine
  • Cultural Criminology
  • Data Analytics and Business Economics
  • Economics – Master’s Program
  • European Business Law – Master’s Program
  • International Human Rights Law – Master’s Program
  • Medical Science – Master’s Program
  • Nanoscience – Master’s Program
  • Wireless Communication – Master’s Program

Library Facilities 

The library at Lund University is among the best in the country and has books on a wide range of subjects. Importantly students are permitted to visit the library even when it is not manned using their library cards. The university’s website provides information about how to borrow books, what the available research assistance is, and more.


The tuition fee for all the programmes are listed course-wise on the website and you can view the same. Once you are admitted into a program at Lund University, and if you are a non-EU/EEA student, you must pay the tuition fee for the first semester of your course before you arrive at the university. The invoice will be issued according to when your courses begin. For eg. For courses that commence in autumn, the invoice is issued by April,  and for courses that begin in Spring, the invoice is sent by November.


There are several programme specific course scholarships available and a few of them are : 

  • The Ingvar Kamprad Scholarship
  • Scholarship for the Master’s Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • The Sodberg Scholarship
  • Swedish Institute Scholarship

We hope that this article has provided you with sufficient insights about Lund University, the courses offered, fees, and the scholarships, to make an informed decision. All the best!


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