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Student information

Welcome to the Department of Gender Studies

This information is for those who have been admitted to a course or a program here at the Department of Gender Studies.

General questions about your application and admission

Regarding questions about your application, registered credentials and admission notice, you can contact University admissions Support Centre

For questions about eligibility decisions and selection, please contact Lund University Admissions Office 
You can also telephone +46 (0)46 222 9300 (select option 3), Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, between 10:00–12:00.

Welcome letters

We send out welcome letters to admitted students no later than two weeks before the start of the semester. The welcome letters are sent to the e-mail address you have provided on (or The letter contains detailed information about the introduction day, registration and the course. 

If you are accepted but have not received a welcome letter, please check your spam inbox before contacting any of our study advisors. 

Syllabus, schedule and literature lists for each course can be found here.

New students: Checklist

•    Activate your Student account at
•    Register to the course on the Student Portal 
•    Go to the introductory meeting 

1. Activate your student account
Once you are accepted at Lund University, an account and a student identity will be created for you. You will receive information on how to activate your account at the e-mail address you have registered at

Activate your student account on Passport. If you need help, you can contact servicedesk [at] lu [dot] se.

Information on how to activate your student account.

If you have been a student at Lund university before then you already have an account. 

2. Register
At the start of the course, it is important that you register online for the course you are admitted to and you want to attend. You register yourself in the Student Portal.

  • The registration will be open one week prior to the start of the semester. 

If you have problems registering, please contact the study administrator, otherwise you risk losing your spot on the course. Their contact information can be found on in the box to the right.

3. Introductory meetings

The introductory meetings are mandatory to keep your spot on the course. If you are unable to attend, please contact your course co-ordinator. 

You will receive information on your introduction meeting in the welcoming letter and in your schedule on TimeEdit. Select the semester and then use your course code to search for your course schedule. 

Canvas: Learning platform

All courses are linked to the learning platform Canvas where the teachers post information.

You will access your course on Canvas after you have registered to the course according to the instructions above.

On the course page you will find schedules, syllabus, literature lists and information from teachers. 

In order to receive the information that you need from us at the department you must ensure that "Announcements" are activated in Canvas. Click on "Account" in the left menu, then on "Notifications" and make the selection.

Contact information

Josefin Larsson, Study Advisor 
Tel. +46 46-222 97 78
E-mail: josefin [dot] larsson [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se

Maria Persson, Study Advisor
Tel. +46 46-222 08 01
maria [dot] persson [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se

Terese Anving, Director of Studies
Tel: +46 46-222 97 74
E-mail: terese [dot] anving [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se