The rights and obligations of students in relation to Lund University are regulated by decisions by the University and by laws and ordinances. Student rights may concern student influence, the students’ work environment, taking exams, degree projects and much more.

The rights and obligations of students

The list of rights for Lund University students includes rights and obligations involving study environment, course planning and timetabling, compulsory components, examination, and more.

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 - Lund University Students' Rights and Responsibilities (PDF, 2,44 MB, new tab)

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.

You can read more about the efforts planned for the next few years in the Work environment policy.

Work environment policy (PDF 203 kB, new tab)

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.

Find more information about student health and safety representatives at


Student Affairs
Oskar Johansson
oskar [dot] johansson [at] stu [dot] lu [dot] se