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91940
Population
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Colleges offerings programs in English.
7
Bachelor's programs offered in English.
184
Master's programs offered in English.

Top Universities in Lund for International Students

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Why should I study here?

The university town of Lund is a vibrant city of contrasts. It’s where you’ll meet some of the world’s smartest and most innovative people, among age-old cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses. Lund is full of contrasts. From quaint cobblestoned streets and old half-timbered houses to some of the world’s most innovative companies and institutions. They say you can live your whole life in Lund without seeing all the unique spots and beautiful buildings. And just outside the city, you are surrounded by scenic plains, enchanting beech forests, and golden canola fields. Combine biking and hiking with city life. 

Lund is one of Sweden’s oldest cities, with over 1,000 years of history. The magnificent cathedral from the 12th century and the world-famous university from the 17th century shaped the city’s history, culture, knowledge, and innovation. You’re only a short walking distance away from cafes, unique shops, and fascinating museums. Lund’s nearly 50,000 Swedish and international students give the city its pulse. The university is internationally acclaimed both for its science and social activities. Some of Sweden’s best actors, comedians, and musicians come from Lund. There are some great student traditions you shouldn’t miss, like the traditional singers on May 1 and the Lund Comedy Festival. 

On Walpurgis (30 April), 20–30,000 students gather in the main park, Stadsparken, for a huge spontaneous picnic.

Special Notes

Lund is one of the most picturesque European towns I have seen.  The city is very compact, and it only takes 30 minutes to get from one side to the other. The campus is large, so the area has a real college town feel. The cobbled streets leading to the campus are full of charming bakeries, shops, and cafes.

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Top-tier universities accepting international students.
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Typical savings against in-state tuition in the US.
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