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Information sheet, Basileus IV, Western Balkans Name of university: Lund University

Profile of the university (max. 15 lines): Ranked a top 100 university in the world. Swedens top-ranked university and Scandinavia's top-ranked, full-scale university. Sweden ranks second best in the world at providing higher education by the Universitas 21 ranking. A top 100 university for graduate employability according to the New York Times The #1 choice for international students studying in Sweden, offering a choice of over 100 international degree programmes, as well as exchange and PhD studies. Founded in 1666 - one of the oldest and broadest universities in northern Europe. A non-profit, public university with 47,000 students. Global class environments where students gain cultural perspectives and develop international networks - highly valued by employers worldwide. The breadth of the University creates excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary research and education. Lund University is a member of international research-intensive university networks such as LERU and U21. Lund is home to over 30 world-leading research environments and is the location for two of Europes largest research facilities currently being built; ESS and MAX IV. Students in Lund are given excellent opportunities for business interaction, as the city, with its unique, world-class environment for technology, knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship, hosts an impressive breadth of global companies.

Websites: Main University website: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/ Website Undergraduate studies: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/bachelor-s-studies Website Master studies: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/master-s-studies Website PhD studies: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/phd-studies Website Post Doc fellowships: Website with information for staff:

Academic calendar: website Start and end dates of the autumn semester 2013: Monday 2 September - Sunday 19 January Arrival date is in end of August 2013 Start and end dates of the spring semester 2014: Monday 20 January - Sunday 8 June Examination period (s):

Credit system: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/swedish-education-system

Number of credits earned during one semester of full time undergraduate/master studies:30 ECTS credits Number of credits earned during one year of full time undergraduate/master studies: 60 ECTS credits are equal to the workload of a full-time student over one academic year. Number of credits and years required for completion of a masters degree: Master's Degree (1 year): 60 ECTS Master's Degree (2 years): 120 ECTS Number of credits and years required for completion of a PhD degree: Doctoral/PhD Degree: 240 ECTS Additional information about the credit system:

Language of instruction / language proficiency What are the language/languages of instruction at your university? Swedish/English What kind of language certificate is required for Erasmus Mundus students? It is mentioned in the different academic offers What are the minimum required scores for It is mentioned in the different academic offers - TOEFL: - IELTS: - Cambridge/Oxford: - Other: Are any mobility groups exempted from submitting a language proficiency test?

Admission for students who are not nominated for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship Will the application be considered for admission to the programme applied for even when the applicant is not nominated for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship? No, applicants will receive a separate Email informing them how they should go about when apply as regular students/researchers through our NyA system. Website for information about application procedures for full-degree programmes: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/apply-fees-scholarships-housing/applying-for-studies

Website about other scholarship opportunities (university and/or national level): http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/current-students/scholarships-for-current-students

Tuition fees for undergraduate programmes: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/current-students/tuition-paymentsduring-studies Tuition fees for Master programmes: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/current-students/tuition-payments-duringstudies Tuition fees for PhD studies: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/current-students/tuition-payments-during-studies Additional costs for students (use of university facilities, administrative fees etc.):

Practical information for incoming students and staff. Please provide an internet link if possible. Welcome guide: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/apply-fees-scholarshipshousing/preparing-to-come-and-arrival/your-arrival-in-lund Furthermore, grant holders will receive brochure with their acceptance letter including information about arrival and info when being at Lund. We will send you this information in January/February.

Course catalogue: http://www.basileus.ugent.be/index.asp?p=345&a=341 Student facilities: Housing service: Language courses: Grant holders will receive brochure with their acceptance letter including information about arrival and info when being at Lund. We will send you this information in January/February.

General information about host university/country (website):

Living expenses: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/international-students/apply-fees-scholarshipshousing/preparing-to-come-and-arrival/money-and-living-costs The Swedish currency is the krona. It is abbreviated SEK. Sweden can be an expensive country to live in but general day-to-day living can be managed on a typical student budget of approximately SEK 7 800/month (approximately USD 1140 or EUR 866). SEK 7 800/month is the amount a Swedish student would receive in student loans and grants from the Swedish government. As a comparison you can see what a budget of SEK 7 800/month could be composed of: Food SEK 2 300 Accommodation SEK 2 500-3 300* Course literature SEK 400-1 000 Other: clothing, telephone, leisure, etc. SEK 1 500

Other useful information and internet links: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/global-cooperation/networks-andpartnerships/erasmus-mundus-action-2

Contact details for questions about Basileus offers Last name: Mahdi First name: Majid Office: Division for External Relations Strategic Partnerships and Networks Email: Majid.Mahdi@er.lu.se Phone: +46 46 222 32 93 Fax: Postal adress: Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Stora Algatan 4 Visiting hours (if applicable):