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Practical information for newly admitted students

A warm welcome to the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Lund university!

Before you start your studies in Lund

Practical information concerning your arrival is available on the links below:

  • Information for new students at Lund University
  • Preparing to come - This site contains most of the things you need to know before your departure.
  • Accomodation - This site contains useful information about housing in Lund.
  • Scholarships - As an international student, you may be interested in getting a scholarship.
  • Arrival day in August - We recommend that you arrive on this day. You will be welcomed by your coordinators and fellow students who will help you get adjusted in your new town.
  • Student account - Activate your student account that gives you access to a number of electronic services offered by Lund University.
  • LU access card - This gives you access to university premises.
  • Studentlund - Studentlund membership gives you access to social, cultural and political student life in Lund.

Introductory meetings and registration

The programme starts with a mandatory introductory meeting for new students held the Hörmander Lecture Hall, Mathematics Building, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Sölvegatan 18, Lund.

At this meeting we discuss the programme and the courses given during the autumn semester.

In connection with the introductory meeting we finalize the course selection and registration process for the first semester within the programme.  If you need assistance to select your courses and set up an individual study plan, you are welcome to contact the director of studies or the student counsellor before the introductory meeting.

Schedule, course literature and course websites

General information about our courses as well as up-to-date information about schedule, course literature etc. will be available on the course websites (see "Courses" in the left column). Once the course selection and registration process is completed you will gain full access to the course websites in the learning management platform Canvas where you log in using your student account credentials.

The schedule is available at TimeEdit-Schedule five weeks before the start of the semester. For instructions on how to use TimeEdit see the Schedule link in the left panel.

The Science Student Union LUNA

LUNA, The Science Student Union, is a politically and religiously independent association of students at the Faculty of Science, Lund University.  LUNA has the objective to monitor and participate in the development of education and conditions for studies at the Faculty of Science. You can become an active member of LUNA in one of its many committees, Student councils, union parliament, or union board. Activities, closer to the local student, include the Novischperiod, balls, student choir (Naturvetarkören), inspirational lectures and more.

Read more about LUNA´s activities for new students

Director of Studies

Anna-Maria Persson
+46 46 222 85 39
Room 420

Student Counsellors


Mathematical Statistics

Numerical Analysis

Study Administrator

Malin Ejlerskov
+46 46 222 43 95
Room 456

Students' rights and guidelines

Your rights and responsibilities as a student towards the University and your department are governed by university policies and national laws and regulations.

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