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Distance learning

Lund University has a selection of stand-alone courses and one full degree programme available through distance learning.

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One of the advantages of distance learning is that you can study the course or programme from wherever you are in the world.

Distance learning programmes

Follow the links below to read more about each programme.

Master's in Geographical Information Systems programme
This two-year degree programme is taught entirely online and can be studied either at a 100% or 50% pace of study.

Master's in Religious Roots of Europe
Parts of this two-year degree programme are taught through distance learning, however, the programme requires campus time and is a joint programme between the Nordic universities of Aarhus, Bergen, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Lund. The pace of study is 100%.

Distance learning stand-alone courses

Search for courses in our list of stand-alone courses. 

Our selection of distance learning stand-alone courses

Applying for distance learning studies

The above distance learning degree programmes and stand-alone courses have formal admission requirements (refer to the specific programme or course links for details). Students who wish to apply must follow the formal application process for Bachelor's and Master's studies – you must apply online using the University Admissions in Sweden website ( during the national application periods.

The application steps for Bachelor's and Master's studies (including distance learning)

Study a Massive Open Online Course

We offer several open online courses known as 'MOOCs'. These are open to anyone with an interest in the subject and are free of charge.

See a list of our MOOCs