Lund University (Sweden)

Lund University (Sweden)

Lund University. It is an institution founded in 1666 in Lund, Sweden. It is one of the largest institutions in Scandinavia for research and higher education, with about 47,000 students.


It is one of the oldest study houses among the Scandinavian countries , since its foundation dates back to 1425. It also has a high reputation throughout Europe; and in recognized rankings it is always located within the group of the 100 best universities in the world.

Programs and courses

Some of the programs are held in nearby cities such as Malmö, Helsingborg and Ljungbyhed as well as in Bjuv, Eslöv, Höganäs, Landskrona, Ljungbyhed, Ystad, Ängelholm and Örkelljunga. The courses are taught in Swedish, although there are also in English, which makes it possible to hire teachers from other countries and have a large number of foreign university students. It offers more than 300 courses for foreigners and has agreements with 680 universities in 50 countries. Its geographical situation allows it to be close to Denmark and northern Germany.

It has an excellent academic reputation with a large number of researchers and teachers who visit this center attracted by its quality of teaching. Its programs are geared towards traditional teaching as well as specialization in areas such as commercial aviation and fine arts. The acquisition of skills through continuous training and advanced education programs for employees in the public and private sectors.


Its campuses are distributed in the cities of Malmö and Helsingborg. In the city of Lund, its main buildings are located near the Lund Cathedral, in the historic center of the city, although it also has schools and faculties distributed throughout other areas of Lund.


Regarding research, it belongs to the European League for University Research, in addition to belonging to the global Universitas 21 network. Not surprisingly, this region of Sweden is internationally recognized for its research and its commercial activities with many multinational companies that are located in the region.


Its eight faculties, 47 thousand students, 280 programs and 2,250 courses make it a great institution of higher education. Among his former students are: Peter Estenberg (1686-1740), Greek scholar, Professor and Counselor of King Stanislaus of Poland; Manne Siegbahn, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1924; Tage Erlander, Swedish Prime Minister. It offers university courses in engineering, science, law, social sciences, economics, medicine, environment, theology, art, music, theater and flight. Its eight faculties are:

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Science Faculty
  • law School
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Humanities and Theology
  • School of Economics and business management
  • Faculty of Art, Music and Theater

Lund University (Sweden)