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Apply to our programme! Second admission round

The second admission round is for Swedish residents and an alternative for students from EU/EEA countries as they do not need a residence permit. Non-EU/EEA students will most likely not have enough time to obtain their permit before the start of the semester.

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: March 15, 2018
Application deadline: April 16, 2018
Notification of results:  July 12, 2018


How to apply

Applications should be made online at - the national Swedish site for university applications (the web site is in Swedish):

Direct link to our programme in the web site (new window)


In order to apply to the Masters Programme in Asian Studies (and/or other programmes) you begin by creating a user account with or 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 send all supporting documents to VHS (University Studies in Sweden) or scan and upload them. Please note that not all academic documents can be uploaded. Be sure to read the qualification information specific to your country carefully.

Information on admission requirements

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

Country specific academic qualifications requirements (new window)

Timeline and check list

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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


Dr. Sidsel Hansson
Student and study coordinator

Phone: +46 46 222 0595
E-mail: sidsel [dot] hansson [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

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