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Find exchange courses

Courses offered by LTH

You can freely choose courses suitable for exchange students from different programmes at LTH, as long as you have the academic requirements and the necessary supporting documents. Please observe that some courses have a limited number of seats. As an exchange student, you are expected to have a full-time study plan of 30 credits per semester during your study period at Lund University.

Schedule

It is important to check your timetable and program structure to see if two or more courses overlap. Clashes in lab sessions and exercises are generally not a problem. 

Check your schedule with LTH schedule generator

Courses at other faculties

Lund University offers more than 300 courses taught in English across a wide range of subjects that are suitable for exchange students. Please note that 15 credits are required to study through LTH. 

More information on Lund University central website

Special Area Studies

Exchange students can apply for “Special Area Study” (SAS) courses in subjects such as Swedish culture and society, European studies, regional courses and global issues of contemporary interest. 

More information on Lund University central website

Learning Swedish

To meet the growing interest in Swedish language courses we offer our exchange students Swedish courses.

EXTA24 and EXTA25: Swedish language course for engineering students

Courses taught at the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Lund University, free of charge for exchange students at LTH:

  • EXTA24 Beginner's level (7,5 credits, 5 weeks of full-time studies), equivalent to SVEE11
  • EXTA25 Continuation (7,5 credits, 5 weeks of full-time studies), equivalent to SVEE12

If you intend to take one of these courses you can add it to your Study Plan. 

Lessons are held twice a week at 17:00-20:00 (Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays), which is convenient for engineering, industrial design and architecture students who have busy day-time schedules.

Please note that the courses have limited number of seats and applying does not guarantee acceptance. 

More information on the Center for languages and literature website

SVEE courses at Lund University

Lund University organizes similar courses for exchange students, the so-called SVEE courses (7.5 credits each). The SVEE courses are structured in five modules and are therefore suitable for you who already know Swedish.

More information on SVEE courses on the Center for languages and literature website

Timeframe – Course application and key dates - Spring

Spring 2019

October 

01-25 Application to exchange studies at LTH

Mid November – December

Letter of acceptance is being sent out to students

January 
09 Deadline for changing courses (sp3 and sp4)
15 Arrival Day
15-18 Orientation week

16
 Pre-registration Day
16 Deadline to submit the pre-registration form 
21 Study period 3 (sp3) starts

March

25 Study period 4 (sp4) starts

June
08 Semester ends

Timeframe – Course application and key dates - Autumn

Autumn 2019

April 
01-25 Application to exchange studies at LTH

Mid May – July
Letter of acceptance is being sent out to students

August
20 Arrival Day
20-31 Orientation weeks

22
Pre-Registration Day
TBA Deadline for changing courses (sp1 and sp2)
TBA Deadline for submitting the online pre-registration form and general conduct guidelines

September
02 Study period 1 (sp1) starts

November 
04 Study period 2 (sp2) starts

January
19 Semester ends

Grading system

Please note that no ECTS grades are awarded for any of the courses offered at LTH.
Read more about grading scales at LTH.