Linnéuniversitetet

country rank  12
world rank  1522

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Linnéuniversitetet (Linnaeus University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Växjö (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kronoberg County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kalmar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Linnéuniversitetet (LNU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Linnéuniversitetet (LNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Linnaeus University
Acronym LNU
Founded 1977

University Location

Address Universitetsplatsen 1, 352 52
Växjö (population range: 50,000-249,999)
351 95 Kronoberg County
Sweden
T +46 (772) 28 80 00
F +46 (480) 44 60 32
Other locations Kalmar

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Linnaeus University, Admissions Office
Växjö 351 95
+46

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Linnéuniversitetet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019