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As a student at Lund University, you have free access to software that you might use for your studies, for example Microsoft Word, SPSS och Matlab.

Microsoft Office 365 University

As a student at Lund University, you can use Office 365, i.e. Word, PowerPoint and Excel for example, for free on your own computer. Click on the link below for information on how to access the programs through your student account.

How to download Office365 –

Scanner apps

There are several different apps that can help you turn a photo into a document – for example, if your Canvas assignment requires it. Below you will find a couple of examples of such apps.

Genius Scan helps you convert paper documents into multi-page PDF files using a mobile camera.

Genius Scan for iPhone –

Genius Scan for Android –

Office Lens makes it possible to convert images into PDF, Word, PowerPoint or Excel files.

Office Lens for iPhone –

Office Lens for Android –

Mathematic tools

Many students, mainly at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH), use the mathematics programs Matlab, Comsol or Maple. Lund University has user licences for these programs that cover all students at Lund University.

Log in with your student account and download the programs –

MATLAB Grader is integrated in Canvas which makes it possible for your lecturer to use MATLAB’s coding problems directly in your course. This means you may come across the program in a Canvas assignment.

Photo of two happy students sitting in front of a computer screen talking.

Contact and help

Contact LU Servicedesk if you need technical support when using our digital tools.

LU Servicedesk
servicedesk [at] lu [dot] se
+46 (0)46 222 9000