Your student account

Activate your student account

If you are a newly admitted student who applied for your studies via, your account will be automatically generated a few days up to two weeks after you have received your Notification of Selection Results PDF via (after your second and final Notification of Selection Results if you applied in the later, Swedish/EU application round). 

When your student account has been generated you will receive an email (to the email address you submitted when you applied for studies), asking you to activate your account.

Please follow these instructions:

  1. Go to 
  2. Click on the 'University Admissions button' and log in with your details from
    Username: The username is your 'Swedish personal number'. You can find it on your Notification of Selection Results, the PDF in your account.
    Password: This is the password you use for your account
  3. Set up a new password for your account. (And make a note of your password and user name for the future).

If you have any problems activating your account, please email

Your student account gives you access to:

  • Your student webmail account (including Google's web-based software office suite with a word processor, a spreadsheet and a presentation program)
  • Wireless internet on campus
  • Computers and computer rooms on campus
  • Printers on campus – learn how to pay to print and copy
  • LUBsearch – the University's search engine for electronic publications and databases
  • Software
  • Worldwide access to the University’s computer network through VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Your student account also serves as your login to the Student Portal, where you can access many of the above-mentioned services and more.

Log in to the Student Portal ( with your student account details

IT Support

​If you have any problems activating your account, please contact LU ServiceDesk through the self-service portal, phone or email (there is no walk-in desk available). The self-service portal also provides the latest operating information, as well as user guides for the majority of Lund University's systems.

LU ServiceDesk
+46 (0)46 222 9000

Self-service portal:

Last published: 2020-05-18