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Student information

Welcome to the Department of Gender Studies

On this page we have collected information to all admitted students 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 

General information on the Lund University Admissions Office website.

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 course information. 

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

Some time before we send out welcome letters we publish them on the website, please visit the page Welcome letters to find your course letter. 

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 Ladok
•    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 for the course you are admitted to.  Log in to Ladok with your Student Account to register.

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

If you have problems with your registration, please contact the study administrator, or 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, reading 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.

Student support at Lund University

Disability Support Services

The Disability Support Services provide learning support for students with long-term disabilities. To apply for support please visit the website.

Disability Support Services 

The video below is an introduction to the Disability Support Services with coordinator Ida Jarbe Holmlund. 

Academic Support Centre

Develop your acamedic writing, reading and learning skills. The Academic Support Centre offer lectures, workshops and consultations. 

Academic Support Centre 

Student Health Centre

The Student Health Centre offers support to students with problems related to student life, such as stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep disorders, anxiety, etc.

Student Health Centre


Contact information

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

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