Lund University was founded in 1666 and belongs to the top universities in Sweden. With eight faculties and many research centres and specialised schools it is the largest institution for research and higher education in Sweden. The majority of the University is located in Lund, but there are also campuses in the nearby towns of Malmö and Helsingborg. In total there are approximately 40 000 students and 6 000 employees at Lund University. Lund is located in the city of Lund in Southern Sweden, in the dynamic Öresund region, close to Denmark, Poland, and northern Germany.
Lund University is firmly established as a leading centre of research and education. Cutting edge research is conducted in several varied fields, including nanotechnology, medical science and sustainability. Much of the success is due to extensive collaboration, on both a national and international scale.
The University has an international reputation for academic excellence and hosts a large number of visiting professors and international students. The University cooperates extensively with other universities, colleges and research institutes around the world. Lund University is the only Nordic member of Universitas 21, a global organization made up of 20 universities from 11 countries. Lund University is also a member of the Utrecht Network and the League of European Research Universities (LERU).
The hallmarks of Lund University are a democratic philosophy, critical thinking, concern for the global environment and ethnic and social diversity. Other values important to Lund University include humour, innovation and a humanist perspective.
Humanities and Theology (in Swedish)
School of Economics and Management
Art , Music and Theatre Academies (In Swedish)
Contact information for students
Lund University, Box 117
SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Gamla Kirurgen, Sandgatan 3
Phone: +46 (46) 222 3459
Fax: +46 (46) 222 4111