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Tuition fees, scholarships and funding

There are no application or tuition fees for students who are citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are generally required to pay application and tuition fees. 

There are some exceptions to this general rule.

More information about tuition fees and payments can be found here

Tuition fees for the Master's Programme in Asian Studies

If you require a visa/residence permit you must present documents guaranteeing your financial support when applying for a visa.

The living cost for students is estimated to be around 8 190 SEK per month.

More information about living costs, banking and other financial matters


Scholarships & funding

Lund University has a scholarship programme targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland) called the Lund University Global Scholarship Programme and is also a partner in several Erasmus Mundus programmes.

Information on Scholarships and Funding

Information about USA student finance

Information about Canada and UK student finance


The Swedish Institute also offers a limited number of scholarship programmes for international students.

For full information and details please see the Swedish Institute Scholarship information webpage.


Scholarships for current students

Information on scholarship possibilities (including travel scholarships) for current students


Your residence permit will allow you to work during your studies here in Lund. However, based on experience there is very little time left for work in addition to your studies and extra work is difficult to find if you don’t know Swedish, so you cannot rely on this for your financial support.

Page Manager:

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