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Teaching at the Department of Informatics


On this page you find relevant information for course development, planning, and staffing.

Handbook for teachers

The handbook is an administrative guide for teaching staff at the Department of Informatics. For any questions, turn to the Director of studies Björn Svensson.

Handbook for teachers (PDF, 754 kB)

List of student's rights and responsibilities

The list of rights for students at Lund University details rights and obligations relating to admission requirements and selection, the study environment, syllabi and timetables, tests and examinations, degree projects and course evaluations.

List of student rights – English (PDF, 3.2 MB) 

Rättighetslistan – Swedish (PDF, 4.9 MB)

Fair examination

UKÄ's guidelines to fair examination covers everything from areas of responsibility to grading rules. It is an important document for teachers. Below, you can find the full guideline in Swedish and a short summery in English.

UKÄ Rättssäker examination (PDF, 560 kB)

UKÄ Guidelines to fair examination – English summary (PDF, 58 kB)

Inspiration and resources for teaching and learning online

On Teaching and learning at LU you find inspirational articles and guides on how to create your online classroom. You can also find information on specific tools and resources. 

On the site Go digital! on the LUSEM Staff Pages you can find information, tools and good exampels from LUSEM regarding digital teaching and learning.

In Canvas, you can find the hub Online vid LU where you get quick access to guides directly in Canvas, e.g. Course start checklist etc.

Teaching and learning at LU

Digital learning

Online vid LU – Canvas

AI in education 

The department has an policy on use of AI in education. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines for teaching staff at the Department of Informatics regarding examination in a time of easy access to AI-based tools. The policy provides guidelines on informing students about AI-based tools and on the use and integration of AI-based tools into teaching.

Department of Informatics Policy on use of Artificial Intelligence-based Tools in Education (PDF, 227 kB)

Deadlines for syllabi and literature lists

For upcoming Autumn term:

  • Syllabus incl. set of exams – proposals sent to the director of studies by 1 October.
  • Literature lists – proposals sent to the director of studies by 1 May.

For upcoming Spring term:

  • Syllabus incl. set of exams – proposals sent to the director of studies by 1 May.
  • Literature lists – proposals sent to the director of studies by 1 October.

Courses in teaching and learning

Courses in teaching and learning in higher education (högskolepedagogik) are a prioritised area of development for the department. Continuous development in this field is important both to new and more experienced teachers. You can find more information on LUSEM Staff pages.

Courses in teaching and learning

LUBsearch epublications

You can find course literature that is available digitally at LUBsearch.

Log in to LUBsearch

Academic skills services – ASKS

Academic Skills Services (ASKS) provides free and confidential learning support, in English, for all students at LUSEM. Please encourage your students to join the Canvas resource.

On ASKS you can also find LUSEM's Harvard system referencing style guide.

Academic Skills Services

LUSEM's Harvard system referencing style guide (PDF, 4.4 MB)


Björn Svensson
Lecturer and Director of studies