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Lunds Universitet

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Founded in 1666, the 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 Malmo, Helsingborg and Ljungbyhed. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Lunds Universitet (LU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Lunds Universitet (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 358-year-old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records 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.

University Snapshot


Lunds Universitet's Control Typepublic


Lunds Universitet's Entity Typenon-profit


Lunds Universitet' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Lunds Universitet's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Lund University
Acronym LU
Founded 1666
Motto Ad utrumque
Prepared for both
Colours Dark blue and bronze
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Lunds Universitet general video presentation.

University Location

Address PO Box 117
221 00 Skane County
Lunds Universitet's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Lunds Universitet Phone Number +46 (46) 222 00 00
Lunds Universitet Fax Number +46 (46) 222 47 20
Other locations Malmo, Helsingborg and Ljungbyhed

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Lunds Universitet's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Lunds Universitet's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Lunds Universitet's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Lunds Universitet.

Lunds Universitet: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Lunds Universitet's admission information.

Lunds Universitet's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Lunds Universitet's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Lunds Universitet a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Lunds Universitet's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Lunds Universitet's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Lund University has more than 5100 international students.

Lunds Universitet's Admission Office Admission Office

Lund University
Lund 221 00
(46) 222 01 00

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Lunds Universitet.

Lunds Universitet's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Lunds Universitet has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Lunds Universitet's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,000-2,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Lunds Universitet's Control Type Control Type

Lunds Universitet is a public higher education institution.

Lunds Universitet's Entity Type Entity Type

Lunds Universitet is a non-profit higher education institution.

Lunds Universitet's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Lunds Universitet's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Lunds Universitet does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Lunds Universitet's main facilities:

Lunds Universitet's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Lunds Universitet's Library

Lunds Universitet's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Lunds Universitet's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Lunds Universitet's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Lunds Universitet's main services:

Lunds Universitet's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Lunds Universitet's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Lunds Universitet's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Lunds Universitet's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Lunds Universitet's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Lunds Universitet's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Lunds Universitet is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Lunds Universitet's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Lunds Universitet's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • 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


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Lunds Universitet 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Lunds Universitet's Facebook page Lunds Universitet's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Lunds Universitet's X (formerly Twitter) page Lunds Universitet's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Lunds Universitet's YouTube channel Lunds Universitet's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Lunds Universitet's Instagram page Lunds Universitet's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Lunds Universitet's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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