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8. Selection and decision

Outgoing exchange students

A pen and some checkboxes on a piece of paper. Photo.

Selection process

Your application is registered and we check  that it is complete and that the eligibility criteria are met. All complete applications are ranked. Following review of all applications, a final distribution of exchange places is made. It takes approximately four to six weeks for nominations to be made.

You will be notified via email whether or not you have been nominated. All nominated students will also receive an automatically generated email with a link to a webpage where you accept or decline the nomination.  You must reply within 7 days.

Selection criteria

  • Grades – academic credits and grades

  • Study plan – how relevant the chosen courses are to your current studies/curriculum and possibility to accredit the courses in Lund

  • Statement of Purpose – motivation and goals

  • Experience, activities, etc. of relevance

  • An equal distribution between sexes as well as academic backgrounds and levels (Bachelor and Master)


Previous step: 7. How to apply
Next step: 9. Nominated for exchange studies

Faculty International Office

E-mail:outgoing [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Postal adress: Lund University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Sweden

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


Due to the current situation, drop in / visiting hours are offered in Zoom.

You are also welcome to email us or give us a call!


Katarina Follin
Phone: +46 46-222 72 04

Visiting hours: Tuesday 10:00-12:00

Link to Zoom-meeting with Katarina: 


Lina Jönsson
Phone: +46 46-222 48 43

Visiting hours: Wednesday 13:00-15:00 cancelled, please contact Lina by email Outgoing [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Link to Zoom-meetings with Lina that are used after booking: