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Incoming exchange

By becoming an exchange student at Lund University, Faculty of Science, you will enter an exciting chapter in your life.

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Welcome to Lund!

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities. The combination of old traditions and history together with the bustling student life makes Lund a great place to live and study.

The Faculty of Science is characterised by first-class research. We seek to understand everything from the smallest components of nature and molecular processes in the human body to the sensitivity of climate systems and the capacity of exoplanets to support life. The wide spectrum of research, with several world-leading research groups, serves as a platform for outstanding higher education. We offer education that aim both to satisfy your interest in science and to meet the need of society for competent science graduates.

If you want to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition, science education at Lund University could be the right choice for you.

The International Office wishes you a warm welcome to the Faculty of Science, Lund University!

Studying at the Faculty of Science

In the film below, international student Julia shares her experience of the Faculty of Science at Lund University.

Take a virtual campus tour

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Learn more about the city of Lund and Lund University's three campuses via a virtual tour.

Virtual tour of Lund and Lund University on

How to come to Lund University as an exchange student

To be able to study at Lund University as an exchange student, your home university must have a formal agreement for exchange studies with Lund University. Contact the International Office at your home university to see whether there is an agreement with Lund University and whether you are eligible to go on an exchange.

It is of great importance, and in your interest, that you have sufficient proficiency in English language. Please check with your home university to make sure that your English is of a satisfactory level for academic studies.

Application process

You apply for exchange studies via the international office at your home university. Once you have been selected and nominated by your home university, you will receive a link to an online application to formally apply for exchange studies.

You apply for accommodation in a separate application, which will be open during the same period as the application for exchange studies.

More about incoming exchange studies

It is important that you follow the deadlines and instructions on the following webpages to ensure efficient arrangement of your studies at Lund University.