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New student and programme information

Welcome to Lund University and the Faculty of Medicine!

You now have an exciting time ahead of you. Here you can see gathered information which can be useful to you as a new student.

Read about life as a student at Lund University on the University’s central website

Information about your programme

The links below will forward you to Lund University's learning platform Canvas. in Canvas you will find more information about introduction, courses, literature and more.

Biomedicine (bachelor's programme) 

Biomedicine (master's programme) 

Public health (master's programme)  

Information about programmes given in Swedish (in Swedish)

Preparation before arriving in Lund

Are you preparing for your studies at Lund University?

Read useful information to prepare your stay in Lund on Lund University's central website


Do you need advice on how to find accommodation?

Read the accommodation advice on Lund University’s central website


As a student at Lund University, you are insured during your study time and while on your way between your home and the University.

Read more about insurance on Lund University's central website

Student account

As a student at Lund University, you will be allocated a student account. This is a central user ID which consists of a user name and password. The student account is generated once you are registered as admitted to Lund University. Information about your student account is sent to the email address you provided when you applied to the University via

Read more about student accounts on Lund University’s central website

Vaccination against hepatitis B

If you are starting the biomedicine, medical or nursing programme, you will offered a free vaccination against hepatitis B. You will be sent more information by your study programme when the date for vaccination is approaching.

Print and copy

Information about printing and photocopying.

Find and borrow literature

All about how to search, find & borrow text books and other course literature

Library catalogue at Lund university

Have you been offered a reserve place?

If you applied in one of the international application rounds and have been offered a reserve place on a programme, the programme coordinators will contact you directly if a place becomes available. If you are contacted before the start of the term, you have 24 hours to accept or decline. If you are contacted on the start-up day or later, you will have 6 hours to accept. If you do not reply via email or phone before the dealine, the place will be offered to a new reserve.