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Studying and living in Lund

Information about what can you expect from your two years at Lund University.

Lund as student city 

Considered the number one city for students in Sweden, Lund offers an exciting campus environment with a vibrant student life, an international atmosphere and memorable student traditions. 

Learn more about Lund as a student-city on Lund University's main website

Preparing to come 

There are, of course, a number of things to take care of before you arrive in Lund. All admitted students are sent a pre-arrival guide before the start of the semester. 

Learn more about preparing to come on Lund University's main website

Redidence permits 

In general, all students from countries outside the EU/EEA need to have a residence permit to study in Sweden if they are planning on staying for more than three months. 

Learn more about recidence permits on Lund University's main website

Money and living costs 

Before you arrive in Lund, you need to make sure that you have sufficient funds to cover both tuition fees and your living expenses. 

Learn more about money and living costs on Lund University's main website

Health and insurance 

All incoming students at Lund University Sweden are covered by either Student IN or FAS+. 

Learn more about health and insurance on Lund University's main website


Lund University offers a housing guarantee to certain international student groups - as a student within The Denver-Lund Study Abroad Programme you are included in this guarantee. 

Learn more about housing on Lund University's main website

Student organisations 

Lund University is well known for its unique student life and fantastic campus atmosphere. The variety of student organisations, including the famous 'nations' of Lund, provides excellent opportunities for you to experience student life and to join in student events. 

Learn more about student organisations on Lund University's main website

Student services 

Lund University offers a range of services to facilitate day-to-day life for its international students. 

Learn more about student services on Lund University's main website

Student life in Lund

Want to find out more about what it is like studying in Lund? Go to the main Student Life site. 

Learn more about student life on Lund University's main website


Joshua C Wilson
University of Denver
Professor and Chair
Political Science Department
E-mail: joshua [dot] c [dot] wilson [at] du [dot] edu (joshua[dot]c[dot]wilson[at]du[dot]edu)

Jakob Gustavsson
Lund University
Director of Studies
Department of Political Science
E-mail: jakob [dot] gustavsson [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se (jakob[dot]gustavsson[at]svet[dot]lu[dot]se)