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Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master's Programme in Asian Studies you must have a Bachelor’s degree (a Swedish Kandidatexamen) in the social sciences, economics, law or social science oriented disciplines in humanities from a recognised institution of higher education.

Please read more detailed information about the admission requirements and supporting documentation here


When to apply


Application opens: 16 October 2018
Application deadline: 15 January 2019
Notification of results:  4 April 2019


How to apply

Applications should be made online at - the national Swedish site for university applications:

Direct link to the Masters Programme in Asian Studies in the application web site (new window) application web site (new window) provides a central applications system. This means that you can apply for up to 4 programmes given by different universities in one application.

In order to apply to the Masters Programme in Asian Studies (and/or other programmes) you begin by creating a user account with Once you have established your user account you will be able to apply using’s central application system.

After completing your on-line application you need to either scan and upload your supporting documents or send them to VHS (University Studies in Sweden). Please note that not all academic documents can be uploaded. Be sure to read the qualification information specific to your country carefully.  NO documents should be sent to Lund University unless something else is stated on the programme webpage.

Information on admission requirements

Information on documenting your eligibility and where to send the documents (new window)

Country specific academic qualifications requirements (new window)

List of important dates (new window)


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If you have any questions, please contact

Nina Brand
International Liaison Officer

Phone: +46 46 222 3861
E-mail: nina [dot] brand [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se


Associate Prof. Monica Lindberg Falk
Director of Studies

Phone: +46 46 222 3744
E-mail: monica [dot] lindberg_falk [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se

useful contact information

Lund University Admission Office
lant [at] stu [dot] lu [dot] se
+46 46 222 9300

General information about studies at Lund University
degreestudies [at] lu [dot] se

Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies
Lund University
Sölvegatan 18 B, 223 62 Lund

Phone: +46 46 222 38 61
E-mail: info [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se