Lund University – Description
Lund is the most popular study location in Sweden. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. The University has a distinct international profile, with partner universities in over 70 countries.
Lund University has an annual turnover of SEK 8.2 billion, of which approximately two-thirds go to research. Our research is characterised by both breadth and strength. Over thirty of our research fields are world-leading according to independent evaluations.
World-leading research facilities
Two of the world’s foremost research facilities for materials research and life science are established in Lund. MAX IV, which was inaugurated in June 2016, is the leading synchrotron radiation facility in the world.
The European research facility ESS will be the world’s most powerful neutron source when it opens for research in 2023.
MAX IV and ESS will have a major impact on future scientific and industrial development in both materials science and life science.