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Courses for teaching in higher education

The courses for teaching in higher education are mandatory for everyone who teaches at Lund University. Courses are offered by the Division for Higher Education Development as well as the faculties.

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Lund University's employment act requires at least five weeks of course work for academic positions. This requirement is met by taking these courses:

  • Teaching and learning in higher education 
  • Course design in higher education.

Doctoral students who teach are required to take at least the first of these two courses. 

Teacher, who supervise students in doctoral education, must have undergone special supervisor training:

  • Doctoral supervision - introduction


Courses autumn 2019

Course fee

The courses offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences or the Division for Higher Education Development (AHU) are free of charge. If, however, you fail to attend without having cancelled your registration at least 14 days prior to the start of the course, your department will be charged a fee.

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Lovisa Eriksson
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+46 46 222 43 65
lovisa [dot] eriksson [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Faculty of Social Sciences
Visiting address: Sandgatan 3, the Gamla Kirurgen building, 223 50 Lund
Internal mail code: HS 35
Mailing address: Box 117, 221 00 Lund
Invoice adress: Box 188, 221 00 Lund
Email: info [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se