No, all applications are made at studera.nu. These links will take you there:
Yes, if your mother tongue is not English. Se further information under: “admission requirements”.
Yes and No. If you are a EU- or Nordic citizen, thus not needing a residence permit, you are eligible to apply. Citizens of other countries must have presented their exams no later than April 15th. The reason for this is that the Swedish immigration authorities need an exam to grant a permit. This process normally takes months so it is essential to apply immediately after you have been accepted.
Yes, you do. A Statement of purpose should be enclosed with your application.
There are no application or tuition fees for students who are citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are generally required to pay application and tuition fees. Read more
Lund University offers scholarships for high performing students. You can apply for a scholarship when applying for a programme on www.universityadmissions.se. You will find more information about Lund University scholarship opportunities here.
You apply for a residence permit through the Swedish embassy (or consulate) in your home country. They will inform you about the application process. You can also read more about the process and requirements at the website of The Swedish Migration Board.
Please note that the application process is quite lengthy, especially around the summer months, so it is vitally important that you start the process right away after you have received your admission result, in order to arrive here on time. Read more about residence permit and permission to study in Sweden here.
The Arrival Day will be around 20th of August 2012. Following the Arrival we arrange an Orientation week for you with different activites, information meetings, guided tours etc.
The autumn semester start in the ned of August 2012. It is essential that you arrive in time, otherwise you fill fall behind your fellow students. Student arriving after September 6th will not be admitted.
Lund University, as well as Helsingborg City, have offices helping students finding housing. Lund University also has an International Housing Office (IHO) who helps admitted students find accommodation. You have to apply on-line in order to register for housing through IHO.
You can find more information about IHO here.
Follow the status of your application on-line here.
Please note that the number of rooms offered by the IHO is limited, and therefore you will also have to look for alternative housing. More information about how to find accommodation besides from the IHO is available on the following websites:
The Master Program in Service Management is a program at the Department of Service Management, which is situated at Campus Helsingborg. The City of Helsingborg is a beautiful seaside city in the middle of the dynamic Öresund region. The distance to Lund is about 60 kilometres.
Yes you can. It is only 30 minutes by train between Lund and Helsingborg the towns. A monthly ticket costs about 1000 SEK. Most of our students live in Helsingborg, but there are many also living in Lund and Malmö as well.
Yes, the residence permit allows you to work.
As a master student you automatically get an Emergency medical care insurance from Kammarkollegiet, which is paid by Lund university. Read more here.
If you have a civic registration number (“personal number”) you can go to the doctor’s office and pay a subsidized fee (just like a Swedish citizen) so that makes life a bit easier. You can only apply for a civic registration number if you have a residence permit valid for 12 months or longer. The application is made to the local tax office and we will inform you further about this during the Orientation week.
You will receive your student card when you apply for a membership at Studentlund.
Please visit www.studentlund.se/eng for more information.
This is of course dependent on your skills and ambitions. However, this is a full-time programme which means that we count on at least 40 hours work a week.
Passing a TOEFL- or IELTS-test is not in itself a proof of having enough English skills to successfully follow the programme. Having experience in independently reading books and articles in academic English must be considered a necessity.
No, not in the programme itself. Everything is held in English.
Yes, there will be possibilites to take Swedish Language courses during your stay here. You will receive more information about this during the Orientation week.
There will be a few lectures (normally 1-3), you will have to read approximately 300 pages in English – independently, and write a 5-page paper about your reading which will be discussed at a seminar.
Most students coming from outside Europe will find that they get less help from teachers than they are accustomed to. Studies at advanced levels require quite a lot of independent work.
There is a group on Facebook if you are looking for help and support. This is an unofficial group. You will need to be a member of Facebook to use this.