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Social sciences

Students talking an laughing outside close to Graduate School

Lund University offers sixteen international Master's programmes within social sciences. The University was recently ranked as the 60th best university in the world to study social sciences, making us number 1 in Sweden (Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

Click on the name in the list below to 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 a programme fact sheet directly, using the links below.

Master's programmes in social sciences

Programmes in other subjects which may interest you

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

Bachelor's programmes in international studies and social sciences

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

Studying at the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences at Lund University is one of Sweden’s leading units for research and education within the social and behavioural sciences. We offer a wide variety of Master’s programmes that are either interdisciplinary, thematic programmes or programmes in certain disciplines. With activities in both Lund and Helsingborg, a staff of over 600 and around 6000 full-time equivalent students, the faculty is one of the largest at the University. The degree you attain depends on the courses you take and within which discipline you write your Master’s thesis. All Master’s programmes at the Faculty give you eligibility for PhD studies.