Lund Univeristy

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 42 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.


The image shows Lund University’s main university building – University House (photo: Mikael Risedal).


Lund is the most popular study location in Sweden. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. The compact university campus encourages networking and creates the conditions for scientific breakthroughs and innovations. The University has a distinct international profile, with partner universities in over 70 countries.

Research Profile

Lund University has an annual turnover of SEK 8 billion, of which two-thirds go to research. Our research is characterised by both breadth and strength and, according to independent evaluations, over 30 of our research fields are world-leading.
Research excellence areas

The city

Lund offers an exciting campus environment with a vibrant student life, an international atmosphere and memorable student traditions. The main Lund University campus is set in the charming cobble-stoned city of Lund, which dates back to 990. Today students make up almost half of the population in the city.

Av Petra Moser-Nørgaard
Publisert 2. des. 2017 10:06 - Sist endret 12. des. 2017 08:58