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1 S C A N D I N A V I A N E X C E L L E N C E F R O M L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y

2 Lund University / Presentation 2008 One of Europes Leading Universities Founded in students postgraduate students employees 560 professors (16 % women) Eight faculties Several campuses SEK million turnover

3 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Values A democratic attitude Critical thinking Academic integrity Ethnic and social diversity Proactive action against discrimination Strong humanism A creative academic environment

4 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Faculties Natural Sciences Law Social Sciences Economics and Management Medicine Engineering Humanities and Theology Fine and Performing Arts

5 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Cross-disciplinary Research – examples Work Environment College Centre for Health Economics Centre for Sustainability Studies CIRCLE Nano-science Neurodegenerative Diseases Stem Cell Center Translational Cancer Research

6 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Postgraduate Education Postgraduate students Active (53 % women) New admissions Doctorates awarded500 Licentiates awarded70

7 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Undergraduate Education I Students Individuals Full-time students Degrees granted4 400 Education Education programmes 170 Single subject courses Figures include both bachelor and master students/courses

8 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Undergraduate Education II Exchange students (individuals) outgoing960 incoming1 730 Masters programmes held in English50 Courses in English270

9 Lund University / Presentation 2008 International Co-operation I Global exchanges and collaborations 600 partner universities in 50 countries world-wide Part of the Nordic Centre at Fudan University, Shanghai Comprehensive exchange programmes including Canada and the U.S.

10 Lund University / Presentation 2008 International Co-operation II At the international level, collaboration with member universities within the following networks is a priority: Øresund University (regional) LERU (European) Universitas 21 (global)

11 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Øresund University A collaboration involving 12 institutions of higher education in the Øresund Region, among them the University of Copen- hagen and Lund University Students Researchers14 000

12 Lund University / Presentation 2008 LERU – League of European Research Universities LERU promotes European research. Other member universities include: Cambridge Oxford Helsinki Heidelberg Karolinska institutet, Stockholm

13 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Universitas 21 International network of 21 leading research- intensive universities in 13 countries in: Asia Australia/New Zealand Europe North and South America

14 Lund University / Presentation 2008 Lund – the City A creative crossroads with a down- town area dominated by history Founded in the late 10th century A leading religious, academic and cultural centre in all of Scandinavia in the 12th century Became Swedish in ,000 inhabitants – half of them with ties to the University

15 S C A N D I N A V I A N E X C E L L E N C E D E F I N E D I N L U N D


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