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


Admission letter

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. 

Replying to your offer and securing your place

To secure our offer you must reply ”yes” no later than July 24! If you miss to reply by this date, the offer will be revoked.

Accept our offer by logging on to antagningen's website 

Compulsory introductory meeting 

The semester starts with a compulsory introductory meeting and thesis course introduction on August 31. Room TBA.

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. 

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

Web registration opens on August 24 and must be completed by August 31.

Student you are conditionally admitted will not be able to register online until their eligibility has been confirmed. Please visit the academic advisors during the first week of the semster and prove your eligibility to register for the course.

Instructions (pdf, 100 kb, opens in new window) 

Web register via the studentportal

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 August 19. Should you want to change your topic after the hand-in, it will not be a problem. So, please hand in a preliminary topic even if you still feel undecided. Or, feel free to hand in two!

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.

Both online and on-campus teaching

Education at Lund University may as of 15 June 2020 be conducted using both digital tools (online) and in adapted campus-based forms. In such activities, consideration is to be given to university-wide decisions and to the Swedish Public Health Agency’s rules, general guidelines and recommendations for a reduced spread of infection of Covid-19. For more information on how the faculty of Social Science is planning for the autumn semester please go to, preparing for autumn semester 2020.

More information will be given at the course introduction on August 31.

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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 52

Mats Janér
Eden room: 233
Phone: 046 222 89 52

Lidija Lindoff
Eden room: 133
Phone: 046 222 89 52

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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