All Swedish doctoral theses are stored at the University Library and are listed in the catalogues Lovisa, LIBRIS or Catalogue -1957. See also:
Dissertations - Lund UniversityTheses (some in full text) 1996- and other publications from Lund University.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses The major American dissertation database often contains summaries.
Safir: Theses and other university publications (in Swedish) Links to other thesis databases.
Only a small number of foreign theses are acquired. Foreign theses can be ordered through inter-library loan or bought privately through the database ProQuest Dissertations & Theses.
Recent dissertations from Lund University can be found on display in the Open Collection on the third floor.
Older theses are not always registered in Lovisa but must be searched in specific printed directories. Please ask at the Information Desk!
Publisher: Lund University Library
Last modified 10 Feb 2012
It is mandatory for all faculties to hand in printed copies of the dissertation for preservation to the University Library. Read about this, electronic publishing etc.:
FAQ - registration and publishing of your dissertation (LUB website)
Ph.D. students at Lund University must get an ISBN number for their dissertation. See information here:
Get an ISBN for your dissertation (LUB website)