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The April admission round

The April 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.

When to apply

Application opens: March 15, 2018
Application deadline: April 18, 2018


How to apply

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

Direct link to our programme in the web site (link disabled until the application round opens)


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.  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)

Timeline and check list


All international students are encouraged to apply to the January admission round. This round takes place many months before the start of a semester and gives students the time they need to pay their tuition fees, apply for and receive their residence permit (if required), find housing, etc.

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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