Key dates and deadlines

Spring semester 2021

Semester dates: 18 January–6 June 2021 
Study period 3: 18 January–23 March
Study period 4: 24 March–6 June

  • Nomination period by your home university: 15–30 September 2020
  • Online course application: 1–25 October 2020
  • Housing application: 1–25 October 2020
  • Course confirmation: End of November 2020
  • Arrival Day: 11 January 2021
  • Orientation Weeks: 11–17 January 2021
  • LUSEM Pre-Registration Day: 13 January 2021
    Attendance to Pre-Registration Day and to the first lecture in each course is mandatory for LUSEM students and students from other faculties taking at least 50% of their courses at LUSEM.

Complete transcript of records available by mid-July 2021

Autumn semester 2021

Semester dates: 30 August 2021–16 January 2022
Study period 1: 30 August–29 October 
Study period 2: 1 November–16 January

  • Nomination period by your home university: 15–31 March 2021

  • Online course application: 1–25 April 2021

  • Housing application: 1–25 April 2021

  • Course confirmation: End of May 2021

  • Arrival Day: 16 August 2021 

  • Orientation Weeks: 17 August– 29 August 2021 (preliminary)

  • LUSEM Pre-Registration Day: 19 August 2021 (preliminary)
    Attendance to Pre-Registration Day and to the first lecture in each course is mandatory for LUSEM students and students from other faculties taking at least 50% of their courses at LUSEM.

Complete transcript of records available by mid-February 2022

Spring semester 2022

Semester dates: 17 January–5 June 2022
Study period 3: 17 January–22 March
Study period 4: 23 March–5 June

  • Nomination period by your home university: 15–30 September 2021
  • Online course application: 1–25 October 2021
  • Housing application: 1–25 October 2021
  • Course confirmation: End of November 2021
  • Arrival Day: 10 January 2022 (preliminary)
  • Orientation Weeks: 10–16 January 2022 (preliminary)
  • LUSEM Pre-Registration Day: 12 January 2022 (preliminary)
  • Attendance to Pre-Registration Day and to the first lecture in each course is mandatory for LUSEM students and students from other faculties taking at least 50% of their courses at LUSEM.

Complete transcript of records available by mid-July 2022

Did you know?

The official academic year at Lund University is divided into two semesters (autumn and spring), each lasting 20 weeks. Examination periods are included in the semester periods.

Fact sheet

Quick overview of our exchange programme.

LUSEM Fact Sheet 2021/2022

Last published: 2021-04-07