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Applying for studies

About the application process, eligibility, summary sheets and application guides.

You apply at where all information regarding studies in Sweden is available:

  • applications process
  • English requirements
  • eligibility

For specific questions about applying to Lund University, use the contact forma and then Lund Univeristy staff will get back to you. At the department level we cannot answer general questions, and neither can we say anything about your eligibility, as this is handled centrally. But we can help you find the right information if needed and provide you with info about our education.

Contact form to Lund University admissions office

Lund University admissions applying for studies page

Information about entry requirements

Please note that also the Admissions Office at Lund University is not able to give you a preliminary assessment. A decision regarding your eligibility will be made once you have made an application and submitted required documents.


All applicants to programs at the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem science need general admission requirements, and in most cases English language profiency. For eligibility to our bachelor program you need to fulfill the general admission requirements, as well as have taken courses equivalent to the following Swedish upper secondary school programmes:

  • Mathematics level 4 in combination with Biology 1, Physics 1, Chemistry 1 or,
  • Mathematics level 4 and level 2, in two of the three subjects just mentioned.

Specific requirements for our Masters programs are courses equivalent to a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in natural sciences or engineering.

The admission process at Lund University is centralized and at a department level we have very little to no influence on the decisions of eligibility. Therefore, we are not at liberty to judge criteria for eligibility from different countries. At the University Admissions website there are all information you need, this is also where you should turn for questions about eligibility to courses and programmes.

Entry requirements with a study background from another country

If you have academic qualifications from another country, you can find specific information about acceptable qualifications, English requirements and specific application instructions.

Find your country´s instructions at

Summary sheet

If you are applying for a Masters’ program you need to fill in a summary sheet. Links to this document are posted on the appropriate all program pages, and are also listed here.

The summary sheets and other documentation must be uploaded att It should be in English. Summary sheets can be found for download on the following programme pages (right column "programme-specific documents"):

Master´s programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Master´s programme in Geomatics
Master´s programme in Atmospheric Science and Biogeochemical Cycles
Master´s programme GIS

Application guides for our programmes at

Below, you will find guides to help you apply at ( for the programmes given at our department given during the autumn semester 2020, when information is in Swedish. Note that this is generally not recommended to international students, because the results from the application process is given during the summer with little time to prepare housing and all documents needed.

Key dates for autumn semester 2020

You will find all important dates and deadlines at

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Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Lund University
Sölvegatan 12
S-223 62 Lund

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