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Student rights and guidelines

Student rights may involve things such as student participation, students' work environment, how to conduct exams and degree projects and much more. Your rights and responsibilities as a student towards the University and your department are governed by university policies and national laws and regulations.

Students talking in front of the Faculty of Law

Student rights and responsibilities

The document below describes the rights and responsibilities of all Lund University students (note that specific regulations and guidelines apply for doctoral students).

The document covers the following topics:

  • Study environment
  • Registration of course participation and exam results
  • Course planning and timetabling
  • Compulsory course components
  • Examination
  • Degree projects
  • Course evaluation
  • Responsibility

See the list of student rights and responsibilities (PDF, 3.3 MB, new tab)

Student influence

In order to make it easier for students to exercise influence over their education and situation, all regulations governing student influence are gathered in a single document:

Learn more about student influence here (PDF, 50 kB, new tab)

Exemptions from specific points in the List of Rights

According to point 8.3 of the List of Rights, exemptions may be granted by the chair of the university-wide Education Board following a request from a faculty board.

Decision about exemptions for the Faculty of Engineering, LTH (PDF, 233 kB, new tab)

Complaints about studies or discrimination

Learn more about how to get help or make a complaint