Lunds Universitet

country rank  3
world rank  173

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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 large town of Lund (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Skane County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Malmo, Helsingborg, Ljungbyhed. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Lunds Universitet (LU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 353 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

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
Lund (population range: 50,000-249,999)
221 00 Skane County
T +46 (46) 222 00 00
F +46 (46) 222 47 20
Other locations Malmo, Helsingborg, Ljungbyhed

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 (46) 222 01 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lunds Universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

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)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019