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Student Health Counselling

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Student Health Counselling

Counselling is available to all students* at Lund University and Alnarp/Flyinge. *Please note that doctoral/PhD candidates should seek help from the Occupational Health Service of Lund University, not the Student Health Centre.

The staff at the Student Health Centre works primarily with psychological problems that affect your ability to study, such as stress, worry, anxiety, depression and/or academic difficulties. It is a complement to other public and private health clinics in Lund where you go for general medical issues, sexual health and contraception.

We understand how difficult it can be to adjust to life in a new country. As professional listeners we are here to support you and assist you in overcoming any obstacles you may encounter. Our work is of course confidential.

Contact the Student Health Centre in Lund

If you schedule an appointment, we ask you to fill in our online contact form (self-referral form). Once a week we go through all the contact forms and then contact you to let you know whether we are able to accommodate you or refer you elsewhere. For advice, call +46 (0)46 222 4377 Monday 13:00–14:30. For emergencies, see here.

Students at the Faculty of Engineering who wish to speak to a student welfare officer can turn directly to the welfare officers at the faculty.

There will be a charge of SEK 60 for your visit. Only credit/debit card payments are accepted. You will also need to bring photo ID to your appointment.

Contact the student health services in Alnarp, Helsingborg and Malmö

In addition to our counselling services in Lund, we also have welfare officers in Alnarp, at Campus Helsingborg and at the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts in Malmö. Contact information to the officers can be found below:

Statutory medical examinations for students (e.g. working with laboratory animals or human material)

Students who are regularly exposed to laboratory animals or biological agents as part of their studies shall be offered a medical examination. The head of department/equivalent is responsible for the risk assessment. For supporting material, please see the LU Estates documents on Medical Examinations. (Please note that the order form is not to be used for students).

Medical examinations for students are not performed by Lund University’s Occupational Health Service or the Student Health Service. The organiser of the programme or course concerned must arrange the examinations through an external provider.

Download student health brochures

Download brochures with advice on how to manage stress and improve your study environment.

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Contact information

Student Health Centre – drop in hours 

From 31 August, the Student Health Centre will have drop-in hours for initial advice concerning stress, anxiety, depression and other problems that affect your ability to study.

Mondays: 14.30-15.30
Wednesdays: 14.30-15.30
Fridays: 11.00-12.00

(subject to change)

Visits are free of charge and confidential. Please bring your ID.

Counsellors – telephone hours
+46 (0)46 222 4377
Mondays 13.00-14.30

Visiting address:
Paradisgatan 5B, Lund

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Upcoming seminars

Relax... Courses in mindfulness

Exercises in mindfulness, where we work with both the body and mind.

Dates: 22 October, 29 October, 5 November, 12 November
Time: Thursdays 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm

Similar content at all four sessions. You can participate as many times as you wish (provided there is space).

No pre-registration is required and participation is free of charge.

Stress management course

A smaller group of students meet four times to learn about stress, what it is and strategies on how to handle it.

Dates: 18 November, 25 November, 2 December and 9 December
Time: Wednesdays at 14.00 – 16.30.

If you sign up you are expected to attend all four session.

The number of seats is limited so if you are interested in participating send an email to asa [dot] probert [at] stu [dot] lu [dot] se as soon as possible.