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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)


Katarina Follin
Phone: +46 46-222 72 04
Visiting hours: Tuesday 10:00-12:00
Link to Zoom-meeting with Katarina

Lu Yi Nilsson
Phone: +46 46-222 48 31
E-mail: outgoing [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se
Visiting hours: Wednesday 09:30-11:30

Mikael Nyblom
Phone: +46 46-222 48 43
Visiting hours: Thursday 10:00-12:00
Room 142, ground floor, building Gamla kirurgen

Lina Jönsson
On leave of absence