Applicants for the Master's Programme in Architecture are required to submit a digital portfolio, showing your best design works in architecture. The digital portfolio must be submitted as a single PDF file of maximum 10 MB. In the file you must also include an application summary with a statement of purpose and your CV.
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.
A hardcopy of the portfolio is not requested.
Compile the requested documents in a single PDF file (maximum 10 MB) in the following order:
- The application summary page including the statement of purpose – see layout guidelines (PDF 93 kB, new window). 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. On the application summary page, you must clearly state the full name of your Bachelor's degree and your preferred specialisation (can be changed later on if needed).
- Your CV of maximum one page – make sure to include your contact information.
- Your portfolio – the 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 on your own contribution.
Make sure that both the digital and print version of the PDF file are readable.
Documents submitted in other formats and/or in separate files will not be considered.
Submission of the portfolio file
Name the file using the following name format: last name_first name_application number
Your application number is the number generated by University Admissions for your application.
If you re-submit an updated/altered version of your file, rename by adding the date: (last name_first name_application number_ddmmyy).
Submission and deadline
Submit your portfolio by using our web form (link below). The deadline for submission is 1 February 2021. The web form will close at 24:00 CET. No late submissions will be accepted.