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Grades, credits and certificates

We use the internationally recognised European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) at Lund University. The grading system used varies depending on the faculty and programme. Use the links below to find out more about grades, credits and degrees.

Academic degrees and credits

Education at Lund University is internationally recognised and in line with the ECTS credit system. Find out more about types of academic degrees and credits.

Degrees and academic credits

Grading system

At Lund University we have five different grading scales. Find out which grading scale applies to you and what your rights are in relation to grading.

Grading system

Credit transfer

If you can demonstrate that you have already achieved the learning outcomes of a particular course/course component, you may be able to transfer credits.

Credit transfer during studies

Academic transcripts/transcripts of records

Find out more about the student administration system Ladok and how you can print out verifiable transcripts of records. You can also get a signed copy.

Transcript of records from Ladok

Degree certificate

When you have completed your degree studies with us, it is time to apply for your degree certificate. 

Apply for a degree certificate