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Political Science: Master's (Two Years) Thesis in European Affairs

Congratulations and welcome to the course STVM23!

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 important information below carefully.

Compulsory introductory meeting 

The semester starts with a compulsory introductory meeting and thesis course introduction on January 15, at 13-15 in room Eden 132A. 

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

Find you way to Eden where your classes will be held

Eligibility and Conditional offer 

Specific Entry Requirements: To be eligible for the course the student must have passed at least 60 higher education credits of courses in the programme Master of Science (Two Years) in European Affairs, including 15 higher education credits in Methodology in Social Sciences.

Web registration

It is important that you do the web registration on time, or else you will lose your place which will then be offered to another applicant.

Dates and instructions regarding web registration


Schedule and classes 

You can expect to have compulsory seminars on topics such as thesis plan, and three other seminars during the autumn, plus individual supervision throughout the semester. However, the seminar topics and the extent of seminars can be subject to change. Please note that under normal circumstances, it is not a distance learning course, the course requires your presence in Lund for supervision and seminar activities. 

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


Course content and links to syllabus


Rikard Bengtsson                 
Director of Studies                      

Lidija Lindoff, Mats Janér and Daniel Alfons
Academic Advisors

Information about thesis and studies (in Canvas)

Contact Your Academic Advisor

Lidija Lindoff, room 231 B
Telephone hours: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10–12 
Telephone: 046-222 89 38

Mats Janér, room 233
Telephone hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10–12 
Telephone: 046-222 80 48

Daniel Alfons, room 232
Telephone hours: Thursdays 10–12 
Telephone: 046-222 89 50

Feel free to book an appointment with us!

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

More information regarding student counselling

Students with disabilities

Having a disability, such as visual impairment, dyslexia, or ADHD, should not be a barrier for your studies with us! You can be eligible for various forms of learning support. 

Find out more about what kind of support you can receive on Lund University's central website

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