Political Science: War and Peace in a World in Transition

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO THE COURSE STVN13

Admission letter

We are happy to welcome you to the Department of Political Science at Lund University. In order to accept and secure our offer please read the information below carefully. 

Replying to your offer and securing your place

To secure our offer you must reply ”yes” no later than December 16. If you miss to reply by this date, the offer will be revoked.

Accept our offer by logging on to antagningen's website 

Compulsory introductory meeting using Zoom

The semester starts with a compulsory introductory meeting and introductory lecture on January 19 10-12 online using Zoom. A link to the Zoom-meeting will be sent out approximately a week before the course start.

If you fail to attend without notifying the academic advisors you will loose your spot on the course which will be offered to a student on the waiting list. 

Tips for using Zoom

  • Make sure you have access to secure wifi and a quiet environment.
  • Keep your microphone off during the introductory meeting but you are most welcome to use video.
  • In the chat function in Zoom there is a “raise hand” button. Please use this function if you would like to ask anything during the introductory meeting.

Eligibility and Conditional offer 

Specific Entry Requirements: 150 higher education credits, including a Bachelor degree essay, in the subject of political science, peace and conflict studies, or an equivalent discipline.

If you do not fulfil the above at the time of admission you have received a conditional offer. You must therefore present documents verifying your eligibility in connection with the introductory meeting. 

Web registration

Web registration opens on January 11 and must be completed by January 18.

If you are conditionally admitted to the course you will not be able to register online until your eligibility has been confirmed. If you are unable to registrer due to a conditional offer please contact the academic advisors on studievagledare [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se no later than January 18th.

Instructions (pdf, 100 kb, opens in new window) 

Web register via the studentportal

If you have any questions concering the web registration please contact the academic advisors.

Canvas - Lund University’s learning management platform

Once you have registered you will be granted access to the course module on Canvas. Please note that there is a slight delay from your registration until you can access the course on Canvas.

Schedule and classes 

Classes are schedule 2-3 times a week. Part of the classes are compulsory.

Search for your schedule in TimeEdit
 
The course ends on March 19.

Both online and on-campus teaching

The Faculty of Social Science has decided that the teaching for the first 5 weeks of spring semester will be conducted by using digital tools (online). A new decision is expected to come on around February 27.

We will inform you in more detail how this will affect your studies at the department of Poltical Science at the introductory meeting.

Syllabus and literature list

Course content and links to syllabus and literature list

Check if the course literature is available at the Social Science Faculty Library


If you have any questions regarding the course please do not hesitate to contact the Academic advisors. 


Welcome!

Jakob Gustavsson                 
Director of Studies                      

Daniel Alfons, Mats Janér and Lidija Lindoff
Academic Advisors

Canvas

Canvas (https://canvas.education.lu.se) is Lund University’s learning management platform. Here you can find information about your course, messages from your teachers as well as files and other things relevant to your course. For more information about the various functions in Canvas as well as how you can navigate in it please visit our Student Guide.