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Information for students

Here you will find useful information in preparation for the fall semester.


The administration and study advisor's offices at the Department of Gender Studies will be closed during the month of July. (Serious emergencies are referred to our Head of Department, Lena Karsson: lena [dot] karlsson [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se) Note that the Swedish summer holidays are about to start and most staff members are away from mid-June to early August. Please be patient if you are trying to reach us during this time and expect longer response times.

More information about how exactly teaching will commense at the Department of Gender Studies during the autumn semester will be sent out to all admitted and current students in the coming months. We expect the education to be conducted both on campus and digitally at the department. Please be patient as things can change. General information is updated continually at the Lund University covid-19 information pages for new and current students. 

For those of you who have applied to a course or programme, please see information on your application at University Admissions. If you have questions about your application, contact the UA contact centre, or the Lund University Admissions office.

Letters with information about courses and introductory meetings will be sent out three weeks before the fall semester begins. Course schedules, syllabuses and reading lists will also be found on the courses' webpages about the same time.


More information for new students:

Lund University's information for newly admitted students

Admitted social sciences students 2020




For those who have signed-up for the re-examnination in august, you will be contacted by Josefin Larsson in the beginning of august. 

Dates for the re-exams:
August 19-27 – written exams
August 24-27 – seminars
If you have any questions regarding the re-exams, please contact josefin [dot] larsson [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se 


The International Desk is open all summer

If you have general questions the International Desk for university students is open all summer. They can answer questions about applications, studies and student life. They can also help with practical matters, such as how to find your way around the university.

Visiting address: Stora Algatan 4, Lund

Postal address: International Desk, Lund University, Box 117, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden

Email: studentreception [at] lu [dot] se
Tel: +46 (0)46 222 0100

Follow the International Desk on Facebook

Summer opening hours, 8 June–14 August
Visit: Monday–Thursday, 09:30–12:30
Phone: Monday–Thursday, 10:00–12:00 
Closed on Fridays.


The Department of Gender Studies wishes you all a nice summer and we look forward to seeing you next semester!


Department of Gender Studies
Visiting address: Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14, House M, Lund
Postal address: Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Phone +46 46-222 00 00 (operator)
Fax: 046-222 40 04

Faculty of Social Sciences