Lund University


Lund University – Sweden's Top-Ranked University

Lund University was founded in 1666 and consistently ranks among the world’s top 100 universities (97th in the world and Sweden's top-ranked university, QS World University Rankings 2021).

The University has 40 000 students and 8 000 employees and offers over 100 Master’s programmes and 9 Bachelor’s programmes taught in English.

Lund is Sweden’s most attractive study destination. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. A degree from Lund University is a hallmark of quality both in Sweden and abroad.

Subject areas

Our nine faculties and many specialised research centres offer education in the following subject areas:

  • Architecture & Design
  • Business, Economics & Management
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Fine & Performing Arts
  • Humanities & Theology
  • International Studies & Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine & Health
  • Science

Study Opportunities for International Students

Lund University offers over 100 Master's programmes and 9 Bachelor's programmes in English, as well as more than 800 freestanding courses taught in English.

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Application Periods

The main application period for international students is mid-October to 15 January for all programmes starting in the autumn semester (August) each year. A small selection of programmes also accepts applications during June–August for the spring semester start date (January).

How to apply for studies:

Tuition fees

Students who are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland are generally required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees do not apply to EU/EEA citizens. For information about the tuition fees of the individual programmes, please see

Scholarship opportunities

Students who are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA can apply for a scholarship after they apply for studies with us. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, not financial situation.

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Lund is home to over 30 world-leading research environments and is home to two of Europe's largest materials research facilities: MAX IV (inaugurated in 2016) and ESS (to open in 2023). Lund University is also a member of the prestigious research-intensive university networks Universitas 21 (U21), the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and the European University Alliance for Global Health (EUGLOH).

Teaching style

Critical thinking and freedom of mind are the cornerstones of academic life at Lund University. A focus on group work in more informal, open class environments facilitates learning, creates a dialogue and helps generate new ideas.

Lund is an international meeting place for students and researchers alike. This creates global class environments where students gain new cultural perspectives and can develop their international networks, which are highly valued by employers worldwide.

Students in Lund are given excellent opportunities for business interaction. The city of Lund has a unique, world-class environment for technology, knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship and hosts an impressive breadth of international companies.

Student Life

Lund is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden and is considered the best student city in Sweden, with its unique combination of large social clubs (the historic 'nations'), student unions and the Academic Society creating a vibrant and active student life.

City of Lund

Located in southern Sweden, the city of Lund is just 10 minutes by train to Sweden’s third largest city, Malmö, and only 35 minutes by train to Copenhagen Airport in Denmark.

As one of the oldest cities in Sweden, dating back to 990, Lund is a city of contrasts where over 1 000 years of history blend with modern knowledge and ideas. In Lund, you find the charm of a small, picturesque, cobble-stoned city, side-by-side with big city attractions such as services, shopping, restaurants and cultural events. Lund is also home to major international companies such as Sony Mobile, Tetra Pak, Ericsson, Alfal Laval and Gambro.

English is widely spoken in Sweden and Lund (90% of Swedes are fluent), meaning that you can experience a unique European culture without experiencing a language barrier.

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Lunds Universitet

Paradisgatan 2

SE-223 50 Lund, Skåne County, Sweden
+46 46 222 00 00


Campus Malmö
Malmö, Skåne County, Sweden


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Universitetsplatsen 2

SE-251 08 Helsingborg, Skåne County, Sweden

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