Student Health Counselling
Student health counselling
We have assembled tips for students anxious about the coronavirus and also recommend for you to watch the YouTube film below.
- Tips for students anxious about the coronavirus
- Tips about the study environment when you are mostly studying from home
- Watch on YouTube: tips about dealing with corona-related anxiety from an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) perspective
The Student Health Centre offers counselling to Lund University students. Our staff work primarily with psychological problems that affect your ability to study, such as stress, worry, anxiety, depression, transitional issues and/or academic difficulties. This is in addition to other public and private health clinics where you can go for general medical issues, sexual health and contraception.
All information shared by you with our staff is held in the strictest confidence and is not communicated to anyone without your permission, except in the rare instance of a life-threatening situation.
- Learn where to turn for general medical issues, sexual health and contraception
- For emergencies, see here
You can book a first meeting with one of our counsellors via our web form. In this first meeting, that under the current circumstances will be a phone meeting instead of a physical one, we will discuss what kind of difficulties or problems you are experiencing and together we will look at the way forward.
We will call you up at the booked time and you will get to speak to one of our counsellors. The conversation will take approximately 20 minutes.
Click on the link below to book an appointment via our web form. We publish new time slots every week. If you don't see any time slots, this means that there are no available time slots for the time being. Can't you find a time slot? Try again the next day – someone may have cancelled their appointment. If you have found a time that suits you, fill in your contact details, most importantly your phone number so we will be able to reach you at the time you booked.
The first meeting always works in the same way, regardless of the counsellor you book an appointment with.
Book an appointment via our web form on lu.se* (English instructions in PDF below).
*All meetings booked through this link will be in English.
The web form is in Swedish, however. Find instructions in English here (PDF 18 kB, new window).
If you are Swedish-speaking and would like to book an appointment in Swedish, please book through our webpage 'Kontakt med Studenthälsan' at lu.se.
Doctoral student or other employee?
If you are a doctoral student/PhD candidate, you should turn to the Occupational Health Service for health counselling (not the Student Health Centre).
If you're a different type of employee – for example a teacher or study adviser – looking for advice on student health matters, you can visit the Staff Pages for more information.
Personal data sent via open networks
The personal data that is transferred from the web form to the Student Health medical records system is encrypted and will not be saved anywhere else. The confirmation email is sent automatically and is not encrypted. It only mentions time and place, and not who you are going to meet.
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Counselling services at the Faculty of Engineering
Students at the Faculty of Engineering who wish to speak to a counsellor can turn directly to the counsellors at the Faculty of Engineering.
Seminars and workshops
We also offer a variety of seminars, courses and workshops directed towards international students on topics such as procrastination, stress, cultural adjustment etc.
- Watch on YouTube: Proscrastination seminar held by the Student Health Centre (in Swedish, with English subtitles)
- Seminars at the Student Health Centre
Check out our self-help brochures where we have put together different tips that can help you in your everyday life as an international student. All brochures open in a new window.
- Advice on effective intercultural adjustment (PDF)
- Advice on effective stress management (PDF)
- Advice on how to avoid procrastination (PDF)
- Advice on how to cope with exam anxiety (PDF)
- Advice on how to sleep better (PDF)
- Advice on how to survive the winter darkness in Sweden (PDF)
- Advice on ergonomics (PDF)
The Student Health Centre will be closed 14 June–17 August.
- Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 08:30–09:30
- Thursdays, 08:30–09:00
These times may be subject to change.
+46 (0)46 222 4377
Sandgatan 3, Lund