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Checklist new students beginning spring semester 2024

Information for students admitted to a course or programme at the Department of Sociology, Lund University.

The school "Allhelgonaskolan" on Bredgatan 26 in Lund. Photo: Emma Lord.
Allhelgonaskolan, located right behind the Sambib library, is the staff's and to some extent the student associations' temporary premises for a year. Photo: Emma Lord.

We are very happy to welcome you to The Department of Sociology! On this page we have collected the most important information for you at the beginning of the semester. You will find useful links to your welcome letter, web registration, your course platform, your schedule and more. 

Welcome letters and introductory meetings

An email with info and a link to our welcome letters is sent to the e-mail address you have provided on (or no later than at the beginning of August. In your welcome letter you will find information that is specific to your course, including information regarding the introductory meeting.

Please note that introductory meetings are for accepted students only and not for people on our waiting list. More information for those on the waiting list can be found further down on this page. 


You can also usually see the time, date and place for the introductory meeting in your course schedule.

Need help?

For questions, contact the Student Office at info [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se (info[at]soc[dot]lu[dot]se).


– to do before and at the start of the semester:

  1. Activate your Student Account before the semester starts. See no. 1 below.
  2. Fill in the web registration. Deadline: 15 January. See no. 2 below.
  3. Attend the compulsory introductory meeting. See no. 3 below.

Contact Student Office

Susanne Lindberg
Telephone: +46 46-222 88 44
E-mail: Info [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se

Social Anthropology
Christian Landgren
Telephone: +46 46-222 40 36
E-mail: Info [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se

Schedule, literature and syllabus

Find your schedule in TimeEdit. Use your course code to search, after clicking "Schedule spring 2024".

Course literature (reading list) and syllabus can be found on

Canvas: Learning platform and information

Our courses and programmes are connected to the learning platform Canvas, where teachers and students communicate with each other and upload information.

In order to receive the information that you need from us at the department you must ensure that "Announcements" are activated in Canvas. Click on "Account" in the left menu, then on "Notifications" and make the selection...  

Zoom help and IT support

LU-Zoom is used by Lund University to hold digital lectures or meetings.

A guide to LU-Zoom can be found on

Lund University’s IT support is open Monday – Friday 08.00–17.00. You can contact them via email (servicedesk [at] lu [dot] se) or telephone (+46 (0)46 222 9000).

More IT support can be found on

Are you on our waiting list?

If you are on our waiting list, the Student Office will contact you if you can be offered a place on the course or the programme. The admission from our waiting list starts during the first week of January 2024.

If you wish to discontinue your studies

If you wish to discontinue your studies on a course on which you are registered, it is important that you report your withdrawal immediately via Ladok for students. If you report withdrawal from studies within the first three weeks of the course, known as early withdrawal, you have the opportunity to re-apply for the course at a later date.

If you wish to withdraw from an entire study programme, you must complete a withdrawal from studies form, available at Please contact the study advisers on email: studievagledare [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se (studievagledare[at]soc[dot]lu[dot]se)

Please contact us if you need any support

Student Office

Email: info [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se (info[at]soc[dot]lu[dot]se)

More details on the page "Our Student Office".

Study Advisers

Email: studievagledare [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se (studievagledare[at]soc[dot]lu[dot]se)

More details on the page "Study guidance at the department".

We hope you will enjoy your studies at the Department of Sociology!

Student on bicycle in front of UB, Lund University Library.
Lund University Library, just a short walk from the Department of Sociology.