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Entry requirement, Selection criteria and Application

On this webpage we have gathered information about entry requirements, selection criteria, the application process and the necessary documents needed for a complete application.

Entry requirements and Selection criteria

To be admitted to the programme, the student must hold a Bachelor’s degree corresponding to at least 180 ECTS.

Proficiency in spoken and written English, equivalent to English 6/B in the Swedish upper secondary school system, is required. Recognition of qualifications is carried out in accordance with national guidelines.

Selection is based on academic grades, relevant work experience, statement of purpose and recommendations.


The application is done in two steps. First you apply online, and then you submit your supporting documents.

Your online application should be submitted by January 15, 2025. 

The online application is available via Lund University webpage (link will be available at Lund University's web page when the programme opens for applications).

After the application deadline in mid-January you have an additional two weeks to submit your documentation, but it is strongly recommended that you prepare and submit documents well in advance before the deadline. Supporting documentation (and application fee, if applicable) deadline: February 1, 2025.

Supporting documents

There are a number of general documents that are required for all master’s level applications submitted to University Admissions in Sweden. 

See the general documents for applying to master's level programmes in Sweden. Link to University Admissions in Sweden

In addition to the general documentation stipulated by University Admissions Sweden, you must also submit several LUCAS-specific application documents.

Programme specific documents for LUCAS

  • LUCAS Applicant Summary
  • LUCAS Statement of Purpose
  • Resumé / CV
  • Two (2) Letter of Recommendation

More information and templates for these documents will be available on this web page when the programme is open for application, October 15.

Questions about documents

If you have a question about the general documents (the documents necessary to prove that you meet the general entry requirements), you should first thoroughly review the University Admissions in Sweden webpage and then contact University Admissions Support Centre if necessary. Please note that University Admissions Sweden receive a high volume of inquiries, so please allow them some time to respond. 

Link to University Admissions Support Centre webpage

If you have questions about the LUCAS programme specific documents (Applicant Summary, Statement of Purpose, CV and Recommendation Letters), please see above or contact us if there is anything that is unclear.



Amanda Elgh
Student Coordinator LUCSUS
amanda [dot] elgh [at] lucsus [dot] lu [dot] se (amanda[dot]elgh[at]lucsus[dot]lu[dot]se)
+46(0)46 222 04 70

Visiting address:
Room 211A, Josephson building, Biskopsgatan 5