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Important dates and deadlines

Incoming Master’s programme students autumn 2018

A warm welcome to Lund University and the School of Economics and Management! These pages are a collection of information that will be useful for you when you are preparing for your Master’s studies.

Pictured: The university library (UB).

Sunday 20 May
Last day to reply to your admission offer

It is very important that you reply to the LUSEM admission offer. To accept (or decline) your admission offer complete the “Master’s Students Acceptance Form”. 

Update: The form is now closed. Contact your programme coordinator if you wish to leave a message. 


Monday 13 August
Last day to complete the Enrolment Form

Your programme coordinator will ask you to complete an Enrolment Form in June. The purpose of the Enrolment Form is:

  • To have contact details to a person in case of an emergency while you are studying here at Lund University.
  • To collect statistics about the class profile; percentage of male/female, age range and nationalities. This class profile is shown on the overview of each programme presentation.

Monday 20 August
Arrival Day for international students

The official start of the autumn semester at LUSEM is 29 August. There will be no mandatory assignments before this date; however, international students are encouraged to arrive in Lund by the official Arrival Day on 20 August. On this date, you will have the opportunity to take part in both general information sessions about studies at Lund University, as well as social activities.

Note that there will be no arrival arrangements or pick-up services on any other day. 

Read more at Lund University's international website


Friday 24 August
Master’s Mingle at LUSEM

Building: Holger Crafoord Centre (Street address: Tycho Brahes väg 1)
Venue: The Atrium (Ljusgården, EC1)
Time: 10.00–12.00 or 12.00–14.00, see list below.

10.00–12.00 for the following programmes:
Accounting and Finance; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; International Marketing and Brand Management; International Strategic Management; Management; Managing People, Knowledge and Change

12.00–14.00 for the following programmes:
Economic Development and Growth; Economic Growth, Population and Development; Economics; European and International Tax Law; Finance; Information Systems; Innovation and Global Sustainable Development; International Economics with a Focus on China.

The Master's Mingle is your opportunity to:

  • Meet your fellow students before the programme officially starts
  • Meet representatives from your programme, the student union and other services 
  • Have a guided tour of the campus premises
  • Obtain your LU access card - do not forget to bring your photo ID!
  • Print your membership registration to Studentlund

Wednesday 29 August
Official Welcome Meeting and Programme Start

Building: Holger Crafoord Centre (Street address: Tycho Brahes väg 1)
Venue: The Atrium (Ljusgården, EC1)
Time: 09:00 or 13.00, see list below. 

The autumn semester starts on Wednesday 29 August for all Master's students at LUSEM. Inform your programme coordinator, if you are unable to attend this day.

The semester starts with welcome meetings at the following times:

09:00 for the following programmes:
Accounting and Finance; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; International Marketing and Brand Management; International Strategic Management; Management; Managing People, Knowledge and Change.

13:00 for the following programmes:
Economic Development and Growth; Economic Growth, Population and Development; Economics; European and International Tax Law; Finance; Information Systems; Innovation and Global Sustainable Development; International Economics with a Focus on China.


Programme details and schedule

The schedule for the courses is yet to be set; however, it will be forwarded to all admitted students as soon as it is confirmed. Your programme is full-time and your expected workload will be 40 hours or more per week (includes: readings, lectures, assignments and group work).

Have a look at the academic calendar for more information about semester dates and public holidays. Note that the autumn semester at LUSEM starts on Wednesday 29 August. The spring semester ends on 9 June 2019 (preliminary).

Academic calendar for Lund University

Read the pre-arrival guide thoroughly

Before the start of the semester, all students admitted to Lund University are sent a pre-arrival guide. These guides provide detailed information to help you prepare for your stay in Lund and answers to most of the questions we receive from students.

International degree students Pre-Arrival Guide (PDF)

Read more at Lund University's international website

Remember to print your Notification of Selection results!

We encourage you to print the "Notification of Selection Results" from your account at www.universityadmissions.se. This is your official letter of acceptance that you will need both for your residence permit application (if applicable) and when you arrive in Lund. 

The programme coordinators

Your programme coordinator is your contact person during your Master's studies. This person will inform you about your programme specific information. You are most welcome to contact the coordinator if you have any questions about the programme.

Contact the programme coordinators

A warm welcome to Lund University and the School of Economics and Management! 
We are looking forward to seeing you this August.