Lund University Ranking and Address

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Lund University Information

Regarded as one of the best research universities in Sweden, Lund University (Lunds universitet) can trace its roots back to beyond the year 1666 when it was officially established. Indeed education has been taking place at the university level in Lund since 1425, but the university had to close for a hundred years or so due to Danish Reformation. The university is centred around the Lundagård park part of town, with further departments scattered around the town and further campuses at Malmö and Helsingborg.

The Lund University ranking is 29th in Europe. Other colleges and universities in Sweden include Karolinska Institutet Institute, UppsalaStockholm University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, University of Gothenburg, Umea University, and Chalmers University of Technology.

In total there are seven faculties at Lund University, these being:

Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Social Sciences

Additional departments if note are the Lund School of Economics and Management; and the Academies of Performing and Visual Arts.

As can be expected with such a long standing and renowned university there are no shortage of famous Faculty and Alumni at Lund University; these include four Nobel prize winners: Manne Siegbahn, Bertil Ohlin, Sune Bergström and Arvid Carlsson. Other prominent people associated with the university include Anders Retzius, Walfrid Ekman, Ivar Wickman, Karl Johan Åström, Carl Hellmuth Hertz and Marcel Riesz.

Lund University offers over 1400 courses, 300 of which are taught in English making it a great university for overseas students to study at.

Lund University Address

Box 117
221 00 Lund
Sweden

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Ranking and Quick Facts

Motto: Ad utrumque (English: Prepared for both).

Lund University Ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
106
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
97
University world Ranking – Newsweek 100 (USA)
76
European university ranking (Jiaotong)
32
Basic Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PhD students/ Total Students)
30,800
3,200
42,500
Faculty / Staff
6,000
Established
1666
Affiliations
EUA, ASAIHL, Universitas 21

References

Lund University; List of European Colleges.

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