Sexual health and contraception
Sexually transmitted infections
You can get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis or HIV free of charge in Sweden.
Lund STI Clinic (STI-mottagningen)
The Lund STI Clinic (STI-mottagningen) is located at the University Hospital 'Hudhuset' building at Lasarettsgatan 15. This is near the main University Library. To book an appointment, call +46 (0)46 171 165 or +46 (0)46 172 113 from Monday - Friday 9:00-12:00 and 13:30-16:00. When you call there is a long Swedish message, followed by information in English.
SESAM Clinic (SESAM-mottagningen)
The SESAM Clinic (SESAM-mottagningen) is located at "Capio Citykliniken" at S:t Laurentiigatan 10 in Lund. To book an appointment, please call +46 (0)46 280 1400, or book an appointment online. The website is in Swedish, please choose "Provtagning för sexuellt överförbara sjukdomar".
Student Health Centre in Lund
The Student Health Centre in Lund can also help you get tested for chlamydia. To book an appointment call +46 (0)46 222 4377 and press 2.
The contraceptive pill
To get a prescription for the contraceptive pill, you see a midwife (barnmorska) at a Midwife Centre (Barnmorskemottagning).
*Note that this link takes you to a Region Skåne webpage that is in Swedish, but you can select the city you wish to find a midwife in using the 'I vilken kommun?' ('in which municipality?') box with drop down options. The list of results display below the box - you should see the City of Lund results automatically when you click on the above link.
The morning after pill
The "morning after pill” is available over the counter from a pharmacy (Apoteket). This pill can be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex in order to prevent pregnancy, although it does not protect against any STIs.
Projekt Sex (P6)
Projekt sex (P6) is an independent student organisation that works with STI, HIV and pregnancy prevention as well as sex and relationship questions among students in Lund. The P6 website includes information about sexual health in both English and Swedish.
Lund STI Clinic
+46 (0)46 171 165
+46 (0)46 172 113
Monday to Friday:
09:00-12:00 and 13:30-16:00
When you call there is a long Swedish message, followed by information in English.
Health care in Lund, Sweden
The Student Guide has detailed information regarding local health clinics, pharmacies and other health related information. You receive a printed copy of the Student Guide in your Welcome Pack at the start of the semester, or you can download it from this page.
Student Guide 2016/17 (PDF 2MB, opens in new window)