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During your exchange

Incoming exchange students

Welcome to Lund University and the Faculty of Social Sciences - we hope you enjoy your studies and your time in Sweden.

The University main library building. Photo.
The Lund University library is a public research library with collections that fill over 100 000 metres of shelves. Photo: Johan Persson

Arrival and introduction

Your arrival in Lund -

Pre-registration day

After you have arrived in Lund you will receive an email regarding a date and time for pre-registration day. It is important that you attend this meeting in order to go over your courses and fill out a pre-registration form. Should you not be able to attend the meeting, you will need to contact us in order to set up a separate appointment.

Get your LU student access card

Instructions -


Lu Yi Nilsson
Phone: +46 46 222 48 31
E-mail: incoming [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se
Visiting hours: by appointment

Visiting address: Sandgatan 13A, Building R, Gamla Kirurgen, Lund (map)

Student Reception

For general questions, you can visit our reception desk, which is located on the second floor of Gamla Kirurgen. 

Opening hours during the term are as follows:

  • Tuesdays at 10:00-13:00
  • Thursdays at 09:00-12:00

E-mail: exchange-reception [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se