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Essays and degree projects

This page offers you help to get started or to make progress on your essay or degree project. You can also publish your essay online in LUP Student Papers.

Assistance in essay writing

Courses in academic writing

Lund University offers two open online courses in academic writing, also known as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The course 'Writing in English at University' is intended for those who wish to improve their academic writing in English. There is also a Swedish equivalent, 'Akademiskt skrivande'. 

You can decide to sign up for a whole course or to access the video content of the course when it suits you. All videos are available via YouTube.

More on MOOCs in academic writing on the University Libraries website

Videos about academic writing

The YouTube channel 'Lund University Edu' also features videos about academic writing. Among other things, you can watch videos about how to search effectively for literature.

Additional writing support from the Academic Support Centre

Academic writing requires special skills. Writing an essay, paper or memorandum can be tricky, because there are certain rules that must be followed.

The Academic Support Centre offers meetings and lectures on study technique and academic writing as well as individual consultation. At the Academic Support Centre, you will meet teaching staff with expertise in English, Swedish and Swedish as a second language.

The Academic Support Centre

Search degree projects in our database

Before writing your own degree project, it may be helpful to read what others have written in the same field. In the LUP Student Papers database we have gathered a large proportion of the published degree projects completed at Lund University. In most cases, the material is available in full-text documents that can be downloaded.

Search the database for degree projects (new tab)

Do an advanced search

Lund University Libraries have developed an advanced search function for LUP Student Papers with more possibilities to combine search terms and limit your search. The individual posts contain more information and there are more export options from the search results compared with the search function above.

Do an advanced search in LUP Student Papers

Get access to the University logotype

If you wish to use the Lund University logotype on the cover of your essay or degree project, you can download it from the Image and Media Bank. You can find instructions on how to do this and what applies regarding the University’s templates on the Staff Pages.

Logotype for essays and degree projects on the Staff Pages

Publish an essay in LUP Student Papers

Would you like your work to be available online? Then you can publish your degree project in LUP Student Papers.

Register and upload a degree project – University Library website