This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Lunds Universitet.
First degree/qualification: Various certificates, diplomas and degrees requiring 40-220 points to complete. All have the suffix "examen" to indicate degree.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3.0/4.0 gpa.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Completion of 4 year degree program (160 points).
Documents required: Official transcript/list of subjects and grades; official certification of degree and date awarded in Swedish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1666. In the 1970's reorganized to include several institutes in Malmo and Lund. Now the largest research and higher education institution in Scandinavia. The usual admission requirement is the avgångsbetyg from gymnasieskola (upper secondary leaving certificate) (12-13 years of education under l970 law; 12 years under 1992 law).
|Väl Godkänd||Pass with distinction 4.0|
Grades are awarded as pass with distinction (given less than 10% of the time) or as pass. Only pass grades reported. 40 points equal one academic year.
Language of instruction: Swedish and English.
- Magisterexamen (1-2 years): broad or in depth emphasis.
- Licentiatexamen/licentiate in/of (specific field) (2 years): after a first degree.
- Doktorsexamen/Doctor of Philosophy (field) (4 years): after a first degree.
Last updated: Sep 27, 2005