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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is taught as a three-year undergraduate programme leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. The programme is taught in Swedish.

Students from partner universities are welcome to apply to clinical placements, given with supervision in English, and a selection of theoretical courses. The courses can be taught in English upon request.


Occupational Science in Health Promotion 

Course code: ATPB51, semester 5/6

Credits: 6

Study period: 1

Programme semester: 5/6

Syllabus ATPB51 Occuational Science 


Occupational Therapy: Intervention, Evaluation and Prevention incl. Clinical placement 3 weeks 

Course code: ATPB52

Credits: 6 + 4.5

Study period: 1

Programme semester: 5/6

Syllabus ATPB52 Occupational Therapy: Intervention, Evaluation and Prevention incl. Clinical placement 3 weeks


Clinical placement OT (3 weeks)

Credits: 4,5

Study period: 1 or 2


Clinical placement OT (4 weeks)

Credits: 6

Study period: 1 or 2


Clinical placement OT (5 weeks)

Credits: 7.5

Study period: 1 or 2


Thesis research OT

Exchange students are welcome to pursue an elective project or thesis work at the department. Students should contact a research group directly.

Contact information

International Office

Former exchange students

Kathryn English

"I am so glad that I chose to do a placement at Lund University in Sweden. The fascinating culture, the delicious food, and the kind and caring people that I met during my placement made my stay in Lund unforgettable."

Kathryn, OT-student, Toronto

annick schott

"It's very exciting and well organised. International students feel they are welcome at OT in Lund.The course in Occupational Science is different but very interesting - a new topic."

Annick, OT-student, Brussels

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