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Getting your Degree

How to apply for your Master's degree
When you are done will all your courses, it is time to apply for your Degree Certificate. At Lund University, you have to apply for your Degree Certificate yourself. The Degree Certificate will not be sent to you automatically.

You can apply through the Student Portal or download the application form  from the Degree Office’s website:

At the website for the Degree Office you will find more information about the process. It may take between 6-8 weeks before you receive the certificate.

Master's degree certificate (second cycle) – Information from the Degree Office

  • Only courses that are completed can be included in your degree. Please make sure they are reported correctly in Ladok.
  • If you apply for a Master's degree and your Bachelor's degree still has not been shown and accepted during the admission process, then we need to see the original copy of your diploma to confirm the requirements for your Master's degree.
  • Your certificate will be sent to the address stated in your application. If you change it after you have applied, please contact the Degree Office at examen [at] as soon as possible.

Courses from another university?

If you have taken courses at another university, you can contact the staff at Graduate School for accreditation of the courses in Ladok.

For courses taken at a Swedish university, contact the Academic Advisor at Graduate School.

For courses taken at a university outside of Sweden, contact the International Coordinator at Graduate School.

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Contact us

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email: master [at]

Phone: +46 (0)46 222 48 83, +46 (0)46 222 31 30

Postal Address:
Programme Administrator
Graduate School
Faculty of Social Sciences
Lund University, Box 117
221 00 Lund, Sweden

Gamla Kirurgen

Programme Coordinator

Helena Falk
Phone: 046-222 31 30
E-mail: helena.falk [at]
Visiting hours: Through LiveatLund or by email.  

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International Coordinator

Katarina Follin
Questions about exchange studies and studies abroad.
Phone: 046-222 72 04
E-mail: Katarina.Follin [at]
Visiting hours: Tuesday 11-12 am, or on request. E-mail for an appointment.

Katarina Follin

Faculty Office
Sandgatan 3
221 00 Lund