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Head of Department and Director of Studies

Head of Department
Björn Badersten
Available by appointment, room 409
Telephone: +46 46-222 01 59
E-mail: bjorn [dot] badersten [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Dep. Head of Department,
general/PhD studies:

Magdalena Bexell
Available by appointment, room 361
Phone: +46 46 222 01 66
Email: magdalena [dot] bexell [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Director of Studies, Dep. Head of Department, first and second cycle education:
Jakob Gustavsson
Available Fridays 9-10 or by appointment, room 413
Telephone: +46 46-222 45 52
E-mail: jakob [dot] gustavsson [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Director of PhD Studies:
Fariborz Zelli 
Telephone: +46 46 222 47 64
E-mail: ariborz [dot] zelli [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

LADOK and StiL

You may control registrations and notify us (and the LADOK database) of change of addresses using StiL.

Should you require a signed LADOK printout: fill in the following e-mail and send it to our Information desk (expedition [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se).

International Coordinator for incoming students

Helen Fogelin

E-mail: helen [dot] fogelin [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Information desk

Telephone: +46 46-222 82 05
E-mail: expedition [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Study Advisors/Student Counselling

Daniel Alfons, room 232
Telephone hours: Thursdays 10-12 
Telephone: 046-222 8950

Mats Janér, room 233
Telephone hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-12 
Telephone: 046-222 8048

Lidija Lindoff, room 133
Telephone hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10-11.45 
Telephone: 046-222 8938

E-mail: studievagledare [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

More information regarding student counselling

Study rooms and library

The Department has plenty of reading and study areas on the premises at Eden. 

Eden's opening hours is weekdays at 07.30-18.00

How to find Eden

The Social Sciences Faculty Library is located within the former hospital area north of the main University building and Eden.

Opening hours during the term: Monday-Thursday 9-20, Friday 9-18, Saturday and Sunday 11-16.

Please note: Due to covid-19 – the Social Sciences Faculty Library will only be open during weekdays at 09.00-18.00.

Telephone: +46 46-222 09 90
E-mail: info [at] sambib [dot] lu [dot] se

Learn more about the library


Visiting address: Allhelgona kyrkogata 14 (House: Eden)
Postal address: Department of Political Science, Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Box 52, 221 00 LUND
Fax: +46 46-222 40 06