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Student rights

The rights and obligations of students

The list of rights for Lund University students includes rights and obligations involving:

  • study environment,
  • registration of course participation and exam results,
  • course planning and timetabling,
  • compulsory components,
  • examination,
  • degree projects,
  • course evaluations, and
  • accountability.

The rights apply to first and second cycle students. The implementation of the points in the document is a matter for the staff of the courses and programmes, departments and faculties.

List of rights for students at Lund University (PDF 450 kB, new window)

Equal opportunities

Discrimination and other victimisation shall not take place at Lund University. It is, therefore, important that you note and take action when a student feels subjected to actions of this kind.

The University draws up an equal opportunities plan every year. The plan aims to promote the rights and obligations of students, regardless of:

  • sex,
  • ethnicity,
  • religion or other belief,
  • disability, or
  • sexual orientation.

The plan also aims to prevent harassment.

Equal opportunities plan for 2016 (PDF, new window, in Swedish)

Study and working environment

The head of the department is responsible for the ongoing efforts to improve the study and work environment for both staff and students at that department.

Read more about the efforts planned for the next few years in the following document:

A student health and safety representative is appointed by the student unions, with the same rights as the main health and safety representatives to participate in HSE (health, safety, environment) committees and safety inspections.

For more information about student health and safety representatives, visit

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