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Lund University

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Sweden
#92
Public
Very High
28,217
2,939
6,659

Overview

Lund University is the #1 choice for international students in Sweden, with one third of all students choosing Lund University programmes. International students appreciate the University because of its wide range of over 100 international degree programmes, as well as exchange and Ph.D. studies, and strong rankings performance. In the QS World University Tops 2019, Lund University was ranked 92nd in the world. In the QS World University Tops by Subject 2018, the University also received high world rankings for several subject areas, including geography, development studies, environmental sciences, nursing, finance, and hospitality and leisure management   

Student life

The University’s campus is located in the charming, medieval university town of Lund. Because of its unique combination of traditional student organisations, academic societies and student unions, Lund is considered by many to be the best student city in Sweden. This vast number of student groups ensures that there are plenty of events and activities all year round. Lund University also has campuses located in the nearby cities of Helsingborg and Malmö.

In Lund, students can experience the rich history and cultural heritage of a Swedish medieval university town and, at the same time, be part of the dynamic and international atmosphere created by Lund University students and staff. Moreover, Lund is only 10 minutes away from Sweden’s third largest city Malmö and 35 minutes from the international airport in Copenhagen, making it a great hub for travel throughout Sweden and Europe.

International students

Lund University offers a global class environment where students gain multicultural perspectives and have the opportunity to network with people from around the world. The institution aims to provide an open and informal study experience. Currently, Lund University has 40,000 students, 20% of which are international students (60% on Master's programmes). In Lund, you will find a truly international campus, with students of as many as 130 different nationalities. 

Financial aid

The Lund University Global Scholarship is the University’s main scholarship and is open to international students who are citizens of non-EU/EEA countries. This is a merit-based scholarship that students can apply for after they have applied for studies with the University.

National scholarships, such as the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship, are another type of financial aid. It should also be mentioned that the University also accepts US, UK and Canadian student loans.

Employability

Proving its dedication to high-quality education, the University was ranked as a top 100 university for graduate employability in the Global Employability University Ranking 2017.

Students in Lund are given excellent opportunities for business interaction, as the city, with its unique, world-class environment for technology, knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship, hosts an impressive breadth of global companies.

Studying at Lund University

Lund University offers over 100 Master's programmes, eight Bachelor’s programmes in English and 700 courses suitable for exchange students, covering the following subjects:

  • Architecture & design
  • Business, economics & management
  • Engineering & technology
  • Environment & sustainability
  • Fine & performing arts
  • Humanities & theology
  • International studies & social sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine & health
  • Science

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Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

  • Economy and Society - Bachelor's Programme
  • International Business - Bachelor's Programme

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Development Studies - Bachelor's Programme

HUMANITIES

  • Swedish Language Programme - Freestanding Courses (non-degree)

SCIENCE

  • Mathematics - Bachelor's Programme
  • Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science - Bachelor's Programme
  • Physics - Bachelor's Programme

FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS

  • Fine Arts - Bachelor's Programme
  • Music, Symphony Orchestra Instrument - Bachelor's Programme

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

  • Accounting and Finance - Master's Programme
  • Economic Development and Growth - Double Degree Programme
  • Economic Growth, Population and Development - Master's Programme
  • Economics - Master's Programme
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Master's Programme
  • European and International Tax Law - Master's Programme
  • Finance - Master's Programme
  • Information Systems - Master's Programme
  • Innovation and Global Sustainable Development - Master's Programme
  • International Economics with a focus on China - Master's Programme
  • International Marketing & Brand Management - Master's Programme
  • International Strategic Management - Master's Programme
  • Management - Master's Programme
  • Managing People, Knowledge & Change - Master's Programme

LAW

  • European Business Law - Master's Programme
  • International Human Rights Law - Master's Programme

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Architecture - Master's Programme
  • Biotechnology - Master's Programme
  • Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation - Master's Programme
  • Embedded Electronics Engineering - Master's Programme
  • Energy-efficient and Environmental Building Design - Master's Programme
  • Fire Safety Engineering - European Joint Master's Degree
  • Food Innovation and Product Design - Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degree
  • Food Technology and Nutrition - Master's Programme
  • Industrial Design - Master's Programme
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Master's Programme
  • Production and Materials Engineering - Master's Programme
  • Sustainable Urban Design - Master's Programme
  • Water Resources Engineering - Master's Programme
  • Wireless Communications - Master's Programme

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Asian Studies - Master's Programme
  • Cultural Criminology - Master's Programme
  • Development Studies - Master's Programme
  • European Affairs - Master's Programme
  • Global Studies - Master's Programme
  • Human Ecology - Culture, Power and Sustainability – Master's Programme
  • Human Geography - Social Science, Master's Programme
  • International Development and Management - Master's Programme
  • Media and Communication Studies - Master's Programme
  • Middle Eastern Studies - Master's Programme
  • Psychology - Master's Programme
  • Service Management, Culture and Creativity Management - Master's Programme
  • Service Management, Retail - Master's Programme
  • Service Management, Supply Chain Management - Master's Programme
  • Service Management, Sustainable Service Management - Master's Programme
  • Service Management, Tourism - Master's Programme
  • Social Anthropology - Master's Programme
  • Social Studies of Gender - Master's Programme
  • Sociology - Master's Porgramme
  • Sociology of Law - Master's Programme
  • Strategic Communication - Master's Programme
  • Welfare Policies and Management – Master's Programme

HUMANITIES

  • Applied Cultural Analysis - Master's Programme
  • Archaeology - theory and practice - Master's Programme
  • European Studies - Master's Programme
  • Film and Media History - Master's Programme
  • Human Rights Studies - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Arabic/Semitic Languages - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Chinese - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, English - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, General Linguistics
  • Language and Linguistics, Greek - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Italian - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Japanese - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Latin - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Modern Greek - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Phonetics - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Romanian - Master's Programme
  • Language and Linguistics, Swedish/Scandinavian Languages - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, English Literature - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, French Literature - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, General Literature - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, German Literature - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, Russian Literature - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, Scandinavian Studies - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, Spanish Literature - Master's Programme
  • Literature - Culture - Media, Yiddish Literature - Master's Programme
  • Religious Roots of Europe - Master's Programme
  • Visual Culture – Master's Programme

SCIENCE

  • Astrophysics - Master's Programme
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles - Master's Programme
  • Bioinformatics - Master's Programme
  • Biology, Animal Ecology - Master's Programme
  • Biology, Aquatic Ecology - Master's Programme
  • Biology, Conservation Biology - Master's Programme
  • Biology, General - Master's Programme
  • Biology, Plant Science - Master's Programme
  • Chemistry, Biochemistry - Master's Programme
  • Chemistry, Physical Chemistry - Master's Programme
  • Chemistry, Synthetic and Analytical Chemistry - Master's Programme
  • Geographical Information Systems - Master's Programme
  • Geology, Bedrock Geology - Master's programme
  • Geology, Quaternary Geology - Master's programme
  • Geomatics - Master's Programme
  • Mathematical Statistics - Master's Programme
  • Mathematics - Master's Programme
  • Molecular Biology, General - Master's Programme
  • Molecular Biology, Medical Biology - Master's Programme
  • Molecular Biology, Microbiology - Master's Programme
  • Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology - Master's Programme
  • Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science - Master's Programme
  • Physics, Biological Physics and Computational Biology - Master's Programme
  • Physics, General - Master's Programme
  • Physics, Materials science - Master's Programme
  • Physics, Nanoscience - Master's Programme
  • Physics, Particle Physics - Master's Programme
  • Physics, Photonics - Master's Programme
  • Physics, Theoretical Physics - Master's Programme

MEDICINE

  • Biomedicine - Master's Programme
  • Cancer biology - Freestanding Advanced Course (non-degree)
  • Medical Science - Master's Programme
  • Neuroscience - Freestanding Advanced Course (non-degree)
  • Public Health - Master's Programme

FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS

  • Church Music, Arrangement and Composition - Master's Programme
  • Church Music, Organ and Keyboard - Master's Programme
  • Church Music, Vocal Music and Choir - Master's Programme
  • Critical and Pedagogical Studies - Master's Programme
  • Fine Arts - Master's Programme
  • Music, Composition - Master's Programme
  • Music, Composition Diploma - Master's Programme
  • Music, Guitar - Master's Programme
  • Music, Harpsichord - Master's Programme
  • Music, Interpretation Diploma - Master's Programme
  • Music, Jazz Improvisation - Master's Programme
  • Music, Piano - Master's Programme
  • Music, Recorder - Master's Programme
  • Music, Symphony Orchestra Instrument - Master's Programme
  • Music, Vocal Studies - Master's Programme

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

  • Environmental Management and Policy - Master's Programme
  • Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management - European Joint Master's Programme
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science - Master's Programme

University Highlights

Total students - 28,217

31%
69%

International students - 6,659

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%

Total faculty staff - 2,939

991
1948

Total students - 28,217

31%
69%

International students - 6,659

Total faculty staff - 2,939

1948
991
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