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Massive Open Online Courses

Lund University offers MOOCs – online courses open to anyone with an interest, regardless of previous experience. Please note that you cannot include a MOOC as a part of a degree or receive university credits for it.

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You can find Lund University's MOOCs on the Coursera platform ( They have flexible start dates, so you can start at any time.

Find all of Lund University's MOOCs on our collection page at

MOOCs by subject area

The MOOCs listed below are categorised according to their main/broad subject areas, but note that most of them are interdisciplinary courses. 

There are some specialisation options available in the course list below. These specialisations are indicated by the words 'course 1', 'course 2', 'course 3' in brackets. You can either take one or more of these courses individually, in your preferred order, or you can take them all as part of the specialisation.

All links below are to the website.

Academic writing

Business, economics and society

European Business Law Specialisation

Science, engineering and medicine

Nordic Particle Accelerator Programme


Sustainable Cities and Communities Specialisation

How to sign up for MOOCs

Sign up for a course on the individual course pages on the platform Coursera (

For MOOCs offered on other platforms than Coursera, other rules may apply.

Please note that it is not possible to apply for a MOOC course via


MOOC stands for 'Massive Open Online Course' and is an online university course open to anyone. The courses are entirely digital and start regularly.

The courses offered at Lund University do not lead to a formal degree. If you want a certificate, you can pay a fee to have a certificate issued upon successful completion of the course.