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Admissions Process

MSc in Environmental Management and Policy (EMP)

The EMP Programme accepts candidates with a relevant Bachelor's degree, such as in engineering, natural science, business administration, economics, law, or relevant social science. Students with degrees in humanities such as language studies, psychology, social anthropology, media, and theology are not accepted.  In addition English 6 / English course B proficiency is required. It is University Admissions in Sweden who evaluates your degree, according to regulations set up by the Swedish Government. For general information on admission criteria visit University Admissions in Sweden

The application is now open on Deadline to apply is 16th January 2017 for programme start in either October 2017 web based entry track or January 2018 campus based entry track.

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For instructions on application please check out this document How to Apply to EMP and this video How to Apply to a Masters Programme at Lund University.

Programme specifc documents required are:

  • Applicant Summary / EMP covering letter pdf   / docx This document should be uploaded to your account on university admissions website.
  • Statement of Purpose pdf / docx This document should be uploaded to your account on university admissions website.
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resumé This document should be uploaded to your account on university admissions website.
  • Two reference letters. These must be sent directly from the reference person to University Admissions in Östersund, Sweden.  Click here for instructions to share with the persons submitting reference letters in support of your application. You should provide a cover sheet printed from your application account. Please see bullet point four here



The admission and application requirements for the European joint Master's programme in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) are listed on the MESPOM Website. Please note that you cannot apply to MESPOM through the University Admissions in Sweden website.

PhD Programme

There is no special application form for doctoral studies. New PhD positions and application terms and requirements are announced under Vacancies.

Page Manager:

International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)

Lund University P.O. Box 196, 22100 Lund, Sweden
Visiting Address: Tegnérsplatsen 4,Lund

Telephone: + 46 46 222 00 00 Fax: + 46 46 222 02 10