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Exchange students coming to Sweden

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is one of the oldest universities in Scandinavia. The combination of old traditions and history together with the bustling student life makes Lund a great place to live and study. Lund University is ranked as one of the top twenty universities in Europe for student exchange and receives more than 1500 exchange students per year from all over the world.

Welcome to the Department of Political Science!

Our department is committed to creating a stimulating study and research environment for you. Crucial to this commitment is the range of high quality resources and services available to all students.

The lecture halls, café, library as well as the student union house, are all assembled in the same area comprising a united campus. Apart from the daily activities of education and research, the premises are also used for conferences and seminars.

Four students talking to each other.

As a student in Lund, you will study at one of the most international universities in Europe and the world. Lund University:

  • is the number 1 choice for international students in Sweden
  • attracts students from more than 130 countries
  • has 60% international students on Master's programmes
  • offers over 140 international degree programmes in various subject areas
  • is ranked 61st in Times Higher Education's Most International Universities Rankings.

The Department of Political Science wishes all incoming exchange students a warm welcome and hope you will have a fruitful and enjoyable stay with us!


The International Office at the Department of Political Science develops and administers the international exchange programme at the department.

The office also issues transcript of records and deals with transferring of credits.

Helen Fogelin

International coordinator for incoming students to Lund

E-mail: helen [dot] fogelin [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se (helen[dot]fogelin[at]svet[dot]lu[dot]se)
Telephone: +46 46 222 89 51
Room: Eden 234

Visiting hours by appointment!

Postal address
Department of Political Science
Box 52
221 00  Lund, Sweden

Visiting address
Department of Political Science
Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14, Eden

How to find Eden