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Linköping University

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18,768
1,557
1,894

Overview

Internationally recognized across subjects

Ranked among the world’s top 30 young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) is also in the global top 300 of the QS World University Rankings 2016-2017.

LiU’s broad range of subject strengths are reflected in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, where it is featured among the world’s best for computer science, electrical engineering, physics, sociology and medicine, amongst others. While the main language of instruction is Swedish, the university offers over 25 international programmes taught entirely in English. International students account for 10% of students, representing around 50 nationalities.


A business hub with small-town charm

Linköping University has several campuses, connected by a campus bus. Most students are based in Linköping, with around a fifth in the nearby town of Norrköping. With around 150,000 inhabitants, Linköping has a well-developed business sector while retaining the charm of a smaller town, while Norrköping offers a lively cultural and music scene. Everything is within walking distance, and there is always something for students to get involved in. The region is home to a number of international companies, including Saab, Toyota, Siemens and IFS.


Strong employment outcomes

Graduates of Linköping University are the quickest to enter the employment market in Sweden, according to the Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ. In 2013, UKÄ reported 86% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labor market.


Innovative approaches to global challenges

Linköping University’s research is recognized across the world, with particular leadership strengths within materials science, information technology and disability studies. Characteristically, LiU was the first Swedish university to implement interdisciplinary research and problem-based learning (PBL).


International scholarships

International scholarships are available for students who meet the following conditions:

  • Non-EU students
  • Apply to a master’s degree at LiU as their first choice
  • Apply 15 January at the latest

Find out more about scholarships here.

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University Highlights

Total students - 18,768

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62%

International students - 1,894

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Total faculty staff - 1,557

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1182

Total students - 18,768

38%
62%

International students - 1,894

Total faculty staff - 1,557

1182
375
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