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Lund University, Lund Sweden
    • QS World University Rankings
      97
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio9
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students6,683
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty3,040

    + 110 others shortlisted this university

    + 111 others shortlisted this university

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    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 more than 140 international degree programmes, as well as exchange and Ph.D. studies, and strong rankings performance. In the QS World University Rankings 2021 Lund University was ranked 97th in the world. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, the University also received high world rankings for several subject areas, including geography, development studies, environmental sciences, nursing, finance, and social policy and administration.   

    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 degree 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 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 University Employability Ranking 2018.

    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, nine Bachelor’s programmes in English and around 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


    Find Lund University on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

    About

    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 more than 140 international degree programmes, as well as exchange and Ph.D. studies, and strong rankings performance. In the QS World University Rankings 2021 Lund University was ranked 97th in the world. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, the University also received high world rankings for several subject areas, including geography, development studies, environmental sciences, nursing, finance, and social policy and administration.   

    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 degree 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 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 University Employability Ranking 2018.

    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, nine Bachelor’s programmes in English and around 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


    Find Lund University on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

    University highlights

    Lund University is one of the top Public universities in Lund, Sweden. It is ranked #97 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #71
    • 2013
      #67
    • 2014
      #60
    • 2015
      #=70
    • 2016
      #73
    • 2018
      #=78
    • 2019
      #92
    • 2020
      #92
    • 2021
      #97

    Ranking criteria

    60.2
    Overall
    70
    Academic Reputation
    50.9
    Employer Reputation
    53.6
    Faculty Student Ratio
    39.9
    Citations per Faculty
    92.3
    International Faculty Ratio
    69
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    27,443

    31%
    69%

    International students
    6,683

    55%
    45%

    Total faculty staff
    3,040

    1111
    1929

    Total students
    27,443

    31%
    69%

    International students
    6,683

    55%
    45%

    Total faculty staff
    3,040

    1929
    1111

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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