Lunds Universitet

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University Overview

Founded in 1666, Lunds Universitet (Lund University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lund (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Skane County. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Malmo, Helsingborg, Ljungbyhed. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Lunds Universitet (LU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Lunds Universitet (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 357 years old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Lund University
Acronym LU
Founded 1666
Motto Ad utrumque
Prepared for both
Colours Dark blue and bronze

University Location

Address PO Box 117
221 00 Skane County
Tel +46 (46) 222 00 00
Fax +46 (46) 222 47 20
Other locations Malmo, Helsingborg, Ljungbyhed

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Lund University
Lund 221 00
(46) 222 01 00

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lunds Universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Utrecht Network
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Not reported

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023