Key dates and deadlines

when to apply for your exchange

University of California

  • Bachelor’s level students only
  • Application: 15 October–1 November

The applications are processed by the UC Study Center at Lund University, and involves a separate application – read more about the application process at If you choose to do a one-year exchange, you may have to contact your programme coordinator to make a new study plan, since you will postpone the original study plan by one year.

Main application round for Bachelor's students

  • Exchange semester 
  • Application: 15 October–15 November 2020

Please note: This application round does not include applications to University of California.

Main application round for Master's students

  • International Master Class
  • Exchange semester for Master's in Economics
  • Exchange semester for Master's in Innovation and Global Sustainable Development
  • Application: 28 January - 8 February, 2021

Double degree programmes for Master's students

Tuition-based mobility programmes

Summer exchange 

Some of our partner universities offer summer courses in the framework of the exchange. This means that students nominated by LUSEM are exempted tuition fees.

Application round for spare exchange places

  • Bachelor's level students
  • Application: 28 January - 8 February, 2021

Places that have not been filled in the regular round of applications (or that have become vacant after another student has given up their place) will be announced during the round of applications for spare places. This round is only open to students who have not received a place or who have declined an awarded place.


International Office
Lund University School of Economics and Management

You can reach us on the phone daily during office hours:
+ 46 46 222 33 44

Drop-in sessions in Zoom

Last published: 2020-12-14