How to apply for Bachelor’s studies


Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application period.

Step 1: Apply online

  • Check you meet the entry requirements for BSc International Business or BSc Economy and Society.
  • Start your application – go to where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period 16 October 2023–15 January 2024*
  • Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.

*All international students are encouraged to apply to the First 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. Our degree programmes are not open for applications during the Second admission round. 

Step 2: Submit documents

  • Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at Follow any country-specific document rules for Bachelor's studies
  • Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma, passport/ID and proof of English proficiency.
  • Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable) before the document deadline.

Programme-specific documents?

No additional documents, such as statement of purpose, CV or letters of recommendation, are required when applying for these programmes.


Seats are allocated according to the general average (GPA) of your higher secondary school leaving certificate. Contact University Admissions if you have any questions about the selection process.

Key dates and deadlines

The following are the key dates for application to the autumn semester (Bachelor's, First admission round).

Online service opens

16 October 2023

Admissions application deadline at midnight CET

15 January 2024

Deadline for receipt of application fee/document you're not required to pay the fee

1 February 2024

Deadline for receipt of supporting documentation

1 February 2024

Notification of selection results

11 April 2024

Autumn semester starts

28 August 2024



Keydates and deadlines

Find out more about keydates and deadlines in general at

Programmes in Swedish

We offer two programmes fully taught in Swedish. You will find more information about them on our Swedish website.

Ekonomie kandidatprogrammet

Systemvetenskapliga kandidatprogrammet