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LU Accommodation

LU Accommodation is part of Student Services at Lund University and offers housing for international students. LU Accommodation manages a limited number of rooms and flats in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö.

Spoletorp international house

LU Accommodation is mainly a service for international exchange and degree-seeking students. LU Accommodation will do their best to help you, but as there is a great demand for housing in Lund, they are not able to guarantee housing for all international students.

Please visit LU Accommodation's website for details on when and how to apply, housing areas and important rental information.

Students with housing guarantee

Some international students who are admitted to Lund University have a housing guarantee. The housing guarantee means that we will offer your housing at one of LU Accommodation's housing options. In general, the following student groups have a housing guarantee:

  • Non EU/EEA students (required to pay tuition fees) admitted to full-time studies of at least 30 ECTS
  • Students coming to Lund on a Linnaeus-Palme scholarship
  • Students from the University of California coming to Lund on the bilateral exchange agreement

Visit LU Accommodation's website to learn more about the terms and conditions of the housing guarantee

Students admitted to a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme will receive information on when and how to apply for housing in an email from a coordinator at Lund University. The email should also state if you are eligible for a housing guarantee. When you apply with LU Accomodation, you will be able to state your housing preferences. Some room types and housing areas are more requested than others; therefore, there is no guarantee that you will be offered the specific housing option of your choice. Note that if you want to recieve a housing offer from LU Accommodation, you must apply for housing, even if you have a housing guarantee.

LU Accommodation's housing options

Students without housing guarantee

Students who are not guaranteed housing may also apply for housing through LU Accommodation. You will receive information from your coordinator on when and how to apply. LU Accommodation will do their best to help you, but we cannot guarantee that you will get housing through LU Accommodation and it is your own responsibility to find housing. For other housing options, please check the accommodation agencies.

Accommodation agencies

PhD students and international guests

PhD students and international guests can normally not receive housing through LU Accommodation and should contact their department for help and advise regarding housing.

List of faculties and departments

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Contact information

LU Accommodation
luacc [at] service [dot] lu [dot] se

+46 (0)46 222 0100 (press 2 for English and then 1 for accommodation)

Telephone hours:
Moday-Friday: 09:00-12:00 & 13:00-15:00

Visiting address:
Winstrupsgatan 8, Lund

Regular visiting hours:
Moday-Friday: 13:00-15:00

Visiting hours during summer and Arrival Day/Introduction Weeks:
For visiting hours durring summer (from 16 June) and during Arrival Day and the Introduction weeks, please see the LU Accommodation website.

Public holidays, spring 2016:

Please note that we are closed during the following dates/public holidays:

25 March, 28 March, 5 May, 6 May, 6 June, 24 June.

For updated information, please see the LU Accommodation website.

The Lund University Accommodation Office building
Lund University Accommodation Office