The scientific traditions from four disciplines are combined in the study plan of the Development Studies programme at Lund University: Sociology, Political Science, Human Geography and Economic History.
Students enrolled in the Development Studies programme at Lund University get both a multi-disciplinary perspective on development studies and an opportunity to deepen their knowledge in any of these four subjects.
You will get both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills needed for jobs in development sector. Upon graduation you can continue with Master’s and Doctoral studies; or pursue various positions within government agencies, private firms and NGOs.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Development in a Historical Perspective – Economic, Social and Political Transformation
- Development Policy in Practice
- Development Theories
- Development Cooperation in Practice
- Research Methods in Development Contexts
- Field Work
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester
DisciplinesEconomics History Sociology
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- General and courses corresponding to the following Swedish Upper Secondary School Programs: Civics 1b/1a1+1a2,
- English 6.
- Seats are allocated according to: The general average (GPA) of your higher secondary school leaving certificate: 100 %.
International9721 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29164 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
Full programme tuition fee is SEK 300,000.
Living costs for Lund
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.