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BSc in Development Studies: Political Science major

Welcome to the 6th and final semester in the BIDS programme, major Political Science

We are happy to welcome you to the 6th and final semester in the BIDS-programme.

Compulsory digital introductory meeting for STVB30

The semester starts with a compulsory digital introductory meeting for the course STVB30 Field Work, Internship, Research Overview on January 17 at 13-15. 

Compulsory digital introductory meeting for the thesis course STVK12

The second course STVK12 Bachelor's thesis in Development Studies, major Political Sciene starts with a compulsory digital introductory meeting on March 23, at 13.15.

The meeting will be held via Zoom due to the continued pandemic. Before the introductory day, you will receive an email with a link to the Zoom meeting and information on how to prepare for the meeting. Your introductory meeting is mandatory. 

If you are unable to attend the compulsory introductory meetings please notifying the course convener and the academic advisors.

Eligibility and Conditional offer

Specific Entry Requirements for STVB30: At least 45 credits (75%) from BIDS year 1 and year 2.
Specific Entry Requirements for STVK12: At least 45 credits (75%) from BIDS year 1 and year 2 including STVC02 and STVC05.

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 fkr the course

Web registration

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

Dates and instructions regarding web registration

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 2-4 times a week. Attendance at seminars are compulsory. 

Search for your schedule in TimeEdit

On-campus teaching

The planning for the spring semester 2022 assumes that teaching and examination will be carried out on campus.

We successively follow the rules and recommendations of responsible authorities for corona related restrictions and notify our students of any changes to teaching methods. Please find more information about the Faculty's decision on the spring semester 2022.

Syllabus and literature list

Course content and links to syllabus and literature list can be found on the course page in Canvas or on our programme website.

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. 

We look forward to meeting you and please do not forget to reply to our offer before December 16th!

Jakob Gustavsson                 
Director of Studies                      

Daniel Alfons, Mats Janér and Lidija Lindoff
Academic Advisors

Contact Your Academic Advisor

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

The Academic Advisors can usually be reached by phone Mon-Fri 8. - 17. (Lunch break 12 - 13)

Daniel Alfons
Eden room: 232
Phone: 046 222 89 50

Mats Janér
Eden room: 233
Phone: 046 222 80 48

Lidija Lindoff
Eden room: 231 B
Phone: 046 222 89 38

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 and apply.