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Courses

Most courses offered at the Faculty of Law are on master´s level. In order to follow these courses students must have successfully completed 150 ECTS (2,5 years) of previous law studies. Only law courses count, please note that if you are a double degree student.

List of courses for Autumn 2023.
List of courses for Spring 2024.

For those who only have 1-2 years of previous law studies or under we recommend the following courses on bachelor level:

Full time studies includes courses of totally 30 credits per semester. As an exchange student at the Faculty of Law you are allowed to study totally 40,5 credits each semester, if you choose to study Introductory Swedish Language Course (SUSA) (3 ECTS credits), Continued Swedish Language Course (SVE) (7,5 ECTS credits) and/or Special Area Studies (SAS-course) (7,5 ECTS credits), in addition to your courses in law.

The semester at the Faculty of Law is divided into two parts, study period 1 and study period 2, each lasting for 10 weeks. Exchange students are only allowed to study 15 credits of courses in law per study period.

Lund University uses a higher education credit (hec) system. One credit is equal with one ECTS credit. The courses offered in English at the Faculty of Law are 15 hec which is equal with 15 ECTS-credits. 60 hec (60 ECTS credits) each year is considered full time studies.

The grading system at the Faculty of Law includes four levels: 1) AB: Pass with Distinction, 2) BA: Pass with Credit, 3) B: Pass, 4) U: Fail.

ECTS grades can (if asked for it) being sent to partner universities for Erasmus Exchange students to facilitate transferring grades.

Each semester we offer courses at master level taught in English at the Faculty of Law. In order to follow our courses students must have successfully completed 150 ECTS (2.5 years) of previous law studies. Some courses have other entry requirements, these are indicated on the syllabus.

Swedish language courses are offered for incoming exchange students. Short Swedish language courses during Orientation (SUSA) or more extensive courses during semester (SVE).

Lund University offers Special Area Studies (SAS) - specially designed courses available for exchange students. These courses give an insight into Scandinavian and European cultural interest areas.

It may be possible to take courses at other faculties, but there are restrictions. If your home university has a faculty based agreement we cannot guarantee admission to courses at other faculties.

Admission is restricted to students from universities with exchange agreements with the Faculty of Law. The selection of students is based on academic merits. Please note that the Faculty of Law reserves the right to withdraw any course, which fails to attract sufficient applicants.

Each course has limited acceptance.

For Swedish speaking exchange students, there might be an opportunity to enroll in a course taught in Swedish. Please see our Swedish website for more information about course offers.

We do not print, sign and send hard copies of academic transcripts by post unless specifically requested by your home university. We instead ask you to download a verifiable digital copy of your transcript yourself via Ladok for students and share it with your home university.

How to download your transcript

Log on to Ladok for students with your Student account
Choose ”Transcripts and certificates” in the Menu to the right and click on ”Create”
Choose English as the language, select ”Official transcript of records” and click on “Create”

How to verify your transcript

Follow this link to verify your transcript
Fill in the personal identity number (personnummer) and control code (kontrollnummer) stated at the bottom of the transcript.
Click on ”Verify”. This will download the transcript in PDF format.

Contact

Jenny Backer

Academic Advisor
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+46 46 222 10 55

Roma Knutsson

Programme Administrator
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+46 46 222 11 31

Louise Hultqvist

Internationalisation Manager
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+46 46 222 10 34