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Application

Students wishing to study the Master’s programme in Psychology apply online, using the national University Admissions in Sweden website called universityadmissions.se.

The application period for programmes, runs between mid-October and mid-January. For general information about applying for studies please visit Lund University at:

Applying for studies - when to apply – Lund University

For key steps on how to apply, please visit:

Application steps - Lund university.

Further information about the Application process can also be found under University Admissions in Sweden.

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The Master application is now open!


Programme-specific documents for your application –  Application Summary and Statement of Purpose

In addition to the documents supporting your basic and programme-specific eligibility, you need to submit the document 'application summary and statement of purpose' when applying for the Master’s programme in psychology. 

Initially, you should state your name, application number, the country for your BSc/BA degree, the name of the University, the required credits (or study hours) and a clarification of your transcripts regarding courses in methods, statistics, and psychology.

Then, you have the opportunity to provide more elaborate information about your academic reasons and interests by:

  • Specifying the reasons for why you are applying for the Master’s programme in Psychology at Lund University
  • Providing a draft research proposal

The statement of purpose is an important part of your application – it is your opportunity to show us who you are. We will consider carefully all your responses based on clarity, relevance and scientific content.

Instructions for application summary and statement of purpose

You will find more information in the document Application Summary and Statement of Purpose (PDF). Read the instructions, write your answers in the document, and upload the document on University Admissions.

Application summary and Statement of purpose (PDF)

All supporting documentation including the Application Summary and Statement of Purpose needs to be submitted to University Admissions in Sweden. Find out more about how to send in or upload your supporting documents at:

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Study guidance

Phone: +46 46-222 80 91

Email: master [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se

Application Summary and Statement of Purpose

Please see link for Application Summary and Statement of Purpose, which is an important supporting document to your application.

Application Summary and Statement of Purpose (pdf)