Linnaeus University was established in 2010 through a merger between Växjö University and the University of Kalmar. Studying at Linnaeus University means being in an environment enriched with intrepidity, curiosity, and innovation.
Linnaeus University has two campuses, one in Växjö and one in Kalmar. Highly praised campus environments, positioning Linnaeus University as no 1 and no 2 in terms of campus buildings, campus environment, and nice-to-be places in the ISB (International Student Barometer) 2014. Since then, Linnaeus University also built brand new facilities in Kalmar. At Linnaeus University nature is just around the corner, adding to a high quality of life. Växjö was once declared "The greenest city in Europe" and Kalmar is a charming medieval city, located by the Baltic Sea. The student union at Linnaeus University – Linnaeus Union – works to ensure that you receive the best possible education, but also aims to offer enjoyable activities besides your studies. There are a number of student organizations and clubs at the university that offer a wide range of leisure activities for students.