Lund University is based in the city of Lund, close to Malmö (Sweden’s 3rd largest city) in the south of Sweden. This part of Sweden is very close to Denmark and Germany. The main campus buildings of Lund University are located in the centre of Lund and are an approximate 5-10 minutes' walk from the Lund railway station.
Lund has offered higher education since the founding of a studium generale in 1438, which provided training for prospective pastors. Now, the idea to establish a proper University in Lund was suggested for the first time by Bishop Peder Winstrup to King Karl X Gustav.
A top 100 university in the world (ranked 70th in the QS ranking 2015/2016). Sweden’s top-ranked comprehensive university. A top 100 university for graduate employability (Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking). Lund University is the most popular choice in Sweden with students from over 130 countries. Lund University offers over 100 international Master's programmes that are closely linked to current research and many of which are highly specialised, unique and interdisciplinary.