Lund University is one of northern Europe's oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities,consistently ranking among the world's top 100 universities. The university, located in the city ofLund in the province of Scania, Sweden, traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund next to the Lund Cathedral making it the oldest institution of higher education in Scandinavia
Lund University has eight faculties,with additional campuses in the cities of Malmö and Helsingborg, with 41,000 students in 302 different programmes and 2,046 freestanding courses. The University has some 600 partner universities in over 70 countries and it belongs to the League of European Research Universities as well as the global Universitas 21 network.
Two major facilities for materials research are in Lund University: MAX IV, which is a world-leading synchrotron radiation laboratory – inaugurated in June 2016, and European Spallation Source (ESS), a European facility that will be home to the world’s most powerful neutron source (opens in 2023).
Distance learning programmes
Master's in Geographical Information Systems programme - this two-year degree programme is taught entirely online and can be studied at either a 100%, 50% or 25% pace of study.
Master's in Environmental Management and Policy - only the first block of this two-year degree programme is available as a distance learning option, before students must come to the Lund campus to complete the programme. The entire programme, including the first block, can also be studied at the Lund campus. The pace of study is 100%.
Master's in Religious Roots of Europe - parts of this two-year degree programme are taught through distance learning, however the programme requires campus time and is a joint programme between the Nordic universities of Aarhus, Bergen, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Lund. The pace of study is 100%.
Distance learning stand-alone courses
Find our selection of distance learning stand-alone courses here.
Applying for distance learning studies
The above distance learning degree programmes and stand-alone courses have formal admission requirements (refer to the specific programme or course links for details). Students who wish to apply must follow the formal application process for Bachelor's and Master's studies - you must apply online using the University Admissions in Sweden website (universityadmissions.se) during the national application periods.