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Architecture and design

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Lund University offers four international Master's programmes in architecture and design and was recently ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world to study architecture and built environment (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024). 

Click on the name in the list below to get to the programme webpage where you can read more about the specific programme, find information about the entry requirements, tuition fees and step-by-step instructions on how to apply. You can also download programme fact sheets directly, using the links below. The fact sheets open in a new window. 

Master's programmes in architecture and design

Master's programmes in other subjects which may interest you

See a list of all Master's programmes taught in English at Lund University

Bachelor's programmes in architecture and design 

There are no Bachelor’s degree programmes offered in English within architecture or design.

A list of all Bachelor’s programmes taught in English at Lund University

Studying at the School of Architecture

As a society, we stand in the midst of a global crisis. The environment is changing rapidly due to Anthropocene effects such as rising temperatures and sea levels. However, there is now a global consensus on sustainable and people-friendly housing environments, in which high-quality architecture plays an important role. This increases the demand for skilled architects with modern training and an understanding of the major importance of environmental issues.

The School of Architecture at Lund University produces creative architects with the ability to identify and address problems within the field of architecture, infrastructure and sustainable design. Our teachers are very often professionally active outside the University, and we are proud to be home to many internationally prominent architects. The most outstanding aspect of the School of Architecture is its international contacts. Leading architects and urban designers from all over the world regularly visit as guest lecturers. We have students from all corners of the world, giving greater breadth and new perspectives to our programmes. Students are constantly encouraged to think outside the box to come up with fresh and ecological ideas. Our programmes are both artistic and academic, and provide comprehensive training in dealing with spatial design problems and theoretical issues.

The School of Architecture at Lund University is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. In addition to each student having their own working area with adjustable tables, they have access to school provided computers within the design studios and computer labs. Additional facilities and resources include workshops where students can utilise a variety of machines and power tools, plotting and printing rooms with multiple machines, and digital fabrication shops with a range of equipment including various digitally-driven tools such as 3D printing, laser cutting, and CNC milling. There are also many social spaces within the school that provide students with generous areas for collaborative working or leisure.

School of Architecture website

Studying at the School of Industrial Design

The Industrial Design programme is continuously developing collaboration with others, focusing on all ongoing changes in society, business and research. With a cross-disciplinary approach and professional interaction, you will benefit from Lund University’s strong position in Scandinavia and its international focus.

The programme teaches you the skills to help orient yourself in the limitless field of design and enable you to make the right decisions, communicate solutions and stand for results and actions. In projects, workshops, competitions and exhibitions, students train ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills alike. The programme related partnerships with companies, institutions and other universities allow you to develop your creativity and personality – independently and in cooperation with others.

The industrial design programme at the School of Industrial Design has a strong international orientation, and industrial designers from all over the world give guest lectures or host workshops.

School of Industrial Design website