Linköpings Universitet

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world rank  261

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, Linköpings Universitet (Linköping University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Linköping (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ostergotland County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Norrkoping. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Linköpings Universitet (LiU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Linköpings Universitet (LiU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Swedish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Linköping University
Acronym LiU
Founded 1975 Origins date back to 1969
Motto Studenter
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Linköping (population range: 50,000-249,999)
581 83 Ostergotland County
T +46 (13) 281 000
F +46 (13) 149 403
Other locations Norrkoping

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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 Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Linkoping University
Linkoping 581 83
+46 (13) 281 000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Linköpings Universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019