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


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.

Compulsory digital introductory meeting 

The semester starts with a compulsory digital introductory meeting and thesis course introduction on January 17, 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 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. 

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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 and it will be offered to another applicant.

Dates and instructions regarding web registration

Thesis idea

We would like to ask you to please send your preliminary thoughts about a possible topic, puzzle, and research question(s), to Rikard Bengtsson before 5 p.m. on January 17. Should you want to change your topic after the hand-in, it will not be a problem. Please hand in a preliminary topic even if you still feel undecided. Or, feel free to hand in two topics!

Schedule and classes 

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

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.

More information will be given at the course introduction.

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


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.


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