Preparing for your studies
Congratulations! You have been admitted to an international master’s programme at the Faculty of Engineering LTH, Lund University. You can start preparing for your life and studies in Lund, Sweden.
The Lund University marketing team will send you emails to keep you updated on when to initiate the different steps needed to prepare for studies and arrival in Lund, like applying for housing, residence permit, payment of tuition fee etc. Study the information sent to you carefully.
Upcoming virtual events – to help you prepare
Do you want to learn more about Lund University, our study opportunities and how to apply? Attend a virtual event – for example, a webinar, live session or virtual fair – for prospective students, applicants and admitted students.
Upcoming virtual events (Lund University's website)
Important information and pre-arrival guide
Visit Lund University’s website for more information about student housing, residence permit, tuition fee payment, financial matters, student life in Lund and much more. You also find a Pre-arrival guide - download it and read it thoroughly!
Before your arrive (Lund University's website)
Arrival Day and Orientation Weeks
All international master's students are expected to arrive on Arrival Day, which is the starting date of two orientation weeks designed to help you get settled and get the best possible introduction to your studies. There are also many activities aimed for you to find new friends. The Orientation Weeks are very important for your future success with your studies. Some parts are mandatory. A preliminary schedule for the Orientation Weeks will be provided in June.
Some advice from your coordinator
It is good to get familiarised with your programme syllabus. Which subjects are mandatory, which are elective?
Some of you want to know more details about your future courses or want to prepare by reading the books in advance. You can find out the details by opening the course list and by clicking on the KE after each course name.
What will my schedule look like? Make your own schedule with the help of the schedule generator.
Programme syllabi (Student website LTH)
Remember to submit your diploma and transcript of records as soon as possible to your account at universityadmissions.se and notify your coordinator when this is done.
The documents must be available in your account before the start of the master's programme. Follow the instructions at University Admissions on how to submit your documents.
Sign up for our field-trip to Kullaberg! Every year the International Office LTH arranges a field trip to Kullaberg as a way of getting to know the other master’s students here at LTH and of course to show you a little bit of the surrounding landscape. Information on how to sign up will be sent out by your coordinator.
Sign up to get a mentor… or two. The student union (TLTH) do their best to give both national and international students an introduction filled with social activities for you to have fun and to find new friends. You can sign up to get a mentor both from TLTH and from the central LU International Desk.To be successful with your studies a balance between studies and extra-curricular activities is important. A network of friends can help a lot if things start to feel tough and/or you get homesick.
LU International Desk - Mentors and friends (Lund University's website)