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The most popular choice for international master's students applying to Sweden

Published: 2016-01-19

Lund University – and the School of Economics and Management – remains the most popular choice for international master’s students, according to the official statistics for the upcoming autumn semester. The applications are up 45 percent.

Lund University – and the School of Economics and Management – remains the most popular choice for international master’s students, according to the official statistics for the upcoming autumn semester. The applications are up 45 percent.

Of the total 64,317 students who applied to autumn 2016 Master’s programmes at Swedish universities, 21,448 chose Lund University. This is an increase of 45% compared to the 2015 application round.

Popular Master's degree programmes:

Of Sweden’s 20 most popular international Master’s degree programmes ranked by first-hand choices, five are found at Lund University School of Economics and Management:

  • Master’s in International Marketing and Brand Management  (1)
  • Master’s in Finance (4)
  • Master’s in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (12)
  • Master's in International Strategic Management (16) New programme
  • Master's in Economics (19)

Lund University School of Economics and Management has yet another successful application round. The School’s close links with the business community opens a broad range of career paths and future possibilities for our students. Last year’s prestigious ranking in Financial Times of the MSc in Finance shows a substantial increase of first-hand applications for the programme.

For the seventh consecutive year, the most popular master’s programme belongs to LUSEM, International Marketing and Brand Management, with 814 first-hand applicants.

– We are strong in international marketing, finance and accounting. Innovation, entrepreneurship and strategic management are other areas of strengths for the School, and we are happy our MSc programme portfolio reflects this, says vice dean Kristina Eneroth.

The deadline for students to apply for Master’s programmes at Swedish universities was January 15. Applicants have until 1 February to finish submitting their supporting documents and to pay the application fee (or prove they are exempt) to University Admissions in Sweden. Admission results are announced in late March.

Did you apply to our autumn 2016 programmes? Be sure to complete your application correctly by 1 February.

Read more about the final steps in your application.