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Applicants for the Master's Programme in Architecture are required to submit a digital portfolio, showing your best design works in architecture. You must also include an application summary, a statement of purpose with a brief description of your interest in studying Architecture and your CV, maximum one page each.

Read the instructions below carefully and submit the file directly to Lund University according to the information found at the bottom of this page. Do not submit the file to University Admissions in Sweden.


Compile the following documents in a single pdf file (maximum 10 MB):

  • A one page application summary - see layout guidelines
  • CV - make sure to include your contact information.
  • A one page statement of purpose - the statement of purpose should reflect your ambition and interest in the field of architecture, and how you see the Lund programme within this context.
  • Portfolio - Your portfolio should reflect the scope and variety of your previous training and represent your personal interests and abilities. The portfolio should show how you research and explore a design project and how you develop your ideas. When group projects and/or professional work is presented, clearly indicate and reflect over your own contribution.

A hardcopy of the portfolio is not requested.

Digital portfolio requirements

Use the name format: last name_first name_application number

Your application number is the number generated by University Admissions upon application. If you re-submit an updated/altered version of your file, clearly indicate this in the email subject field and add the date at the end of the file name (last name_first name_application number_ddmmyy).

All the elements of your digital portfolio must be contained within a single pdf file (maximum 10 MB in size). Documents submitted in other formats and/or in separate files will not be considered.

Submission and deadline

Submit your portfolio by using our web form (link below). The deadline for supporting documents is 1 February 2019. The web form will close at 24:00 CET. No late submissions will be accepted.

Submission portfolio Master’s programme in Architecture, web form on the Faculty of Engineering website

Your application number is the number generated at University Admissions (Sweden) for your application.

Master's in Architecture specialisations