Lund University
03/24/2017 at 09:47. Facebook
Today is the day! The autumn 2017 Master's admission results are published today in your account (emails will be sent out to students from 1pm). Congratulations to all of you who have been offered admission to Lund University and the chance to join us as we continue to celebrate our 350th jubilee! Remember to reply to your admission offer by 12 April. Watch this video to find out how you...
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Lund University
03/23/2017 at 12:54. Facebook
A bracelet with a unique ”panic grip” - featuring a built-in mobile phone and GPS system - has recently been developed by an industrial design alumna from Lund University.
Lund University
03/22/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Discover the new MOOC in Digital Business Models offered by the School of Economics and Management at Lund University!
Digital business models are disrupting 50-year old companies in telecommunications, transportation, advertising, e-commerce, automotive, insurance and many other industries. This course will explore how software developers are not just the innovators but also the decision...
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Lund University
03/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
DID YOU KNOW… that in 1712, all of Lund University’s operations were suspended for over a year? This was due to the plague ravaging Skåne (the region in Sweden where Lund is located) and the enormous impact of the disease on the region’s inhabitants. Professor of Philosophy Andreas Rydelius took students with him out of plague-infested Lund and continued to teach them in villages where the...
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Lund University
03/20/2017 at 17:13. Facebook
What was a Lund University student like in 1685? We imagine him as Nicolaus Johanni, enrolled at the University at age 17 and one of 182 students in total. He studies theology, in Latin of course. He is a pastor’s son from the Skåne region. We believe that he lives with 14 other students in the home of the ethics professor Johan Lundersten. He eats at the University’s own dining hall where the...
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Lund University
03/20/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Lund University celebrates 350 years of education and research. Keep learning something new from today's professors and researchers:
5 STRANGE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT FAECES

1. Coprophagia – is the consumption of faeces. Rabbits and guinea pigs are some of the species that do so to extract the last bit of nutrients.

2. Passing of pellets – is performed by animals that eat things...
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Human rights are today under pressure in new ways. What can we do in our part of the world where these rights may be taken for granted by many? Find out in the Lund University Research Magazine [ Researchmagazine.lu.se Link ]
Is the world becoming a better place? Living standards are improving world-wide for many people, but not for everybody. We asked future Lund University students to explain why some people are rich and some people poor. Learn more about the Lund University 350 jubilee science week “Is the World Becoming a Better Place” taking place 6-12 March 2017: [ Lunduniversity.lu.se Link ] #LU350...
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Future students of Lund University explain why some people are rich and some people poor

As part of Lund University’s 350th jubilee celebrations, we asked future Lund University students why some people are rich and some people poor. Learn more a...

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It's International Women's Day and we are highlighting the pioneering women of Lund University! Read about our first female students, researchers and professors:
[ Blogg.lu.se Link ] . Another woman paving the way for gender equality is the former Lund University Chairman and now Swedish Foreign Minister, Mrs Margot Wallström, who was at Lund University yesterday speaking about a feminist...
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As a part of the first Lund University 350th Jubilee Science Week with the theme;” Is the world becoming a better place?”, there will be live streamed presentations and a debate in Lund tonight around this very question. We will hear from philosopher Martha Nussbaum (University of Chicago), the peace and conflict researcher James Robinson (University of Chicago) and the economic historian...
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Is the world becoming a better place? What will we leave behind for our children and grandchildren? We asked future students of Lund what they think the world will be like in 100 years in the film below. Today Lund University will launch the first of a series of 5 science weeks, as part of our 350th jubilee celebrations. Find out more about the 1st science week: Is the World Becoming a Better...
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The #semla - a delicious cardamon flavoured bun, filled with almond paste and whipped cream. Eaten by Swedes today on #fettisdagen #shrovetuesday #sweden #sweettooth #fika #swedishtradition #lunduniversity
Congratulations to the final Social Media Award winner from our 350th Jubilee Scholarship competition, Mehmet Nuri Aslankan! In his personal statement Mehmet wrote "My ambition is to pursue professional development even further through getting expertise in media and communication studies in the well-qualified academic environment of Lund University." Thank you, Mehmet and congratulations on...
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We were honoured to welcome the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable GG David Johnston and King Carl XVI Gustaf to Lund University yesterday, as part of a major Canadian state visit to Sweden. Vice-Chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz hosted the official dinner last night. Read more about their visit [ Lunduniversity.lu.se Link ] Photos by Kennet Ruona. #SWECAN2017
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Applied to autumn 2017 studies? Wondering what happens with your application? Are you confused by what your application status might mean? On this page we explain the processing steps that take place before admission results are announced in late March: [ Lunduniversity.lu.se Link ]
Love blossoms in Lund - at a party on Klostergatan in 1969, in a song contest at LTH (the Faculty of Engineering) and when meeting in front of the Tegnér statue in Lundagård - these are just some examples of places where love has begun. Meet some of our lovely couples that began their stories together in Lund. The “Love@Lund” physical photo exhibition will be on display on campus for the rest...
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LUND UNIVERSITY JUBILEE MEDALS
As a part of the Lund University 350th jubilee, a new medal has recently been produced. Lund University has issued jubilee medals to mark several previous anniversary events including 1668, 1868, 1918 and 1968. The new medal was created by sculptor and designer Ernst Nordin who describes it as follows: “The design on the front of the medal is based on the...
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Lund University celebrates 350 years of education and research. Keep learning something new from today's professors and researchers:
10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSE

1. Of everything there is in the universe, only about 5% consists of what we commonly call matter, i.e. atoms and molecules. We don’t really know what the rest is. We know that a quarter behaves almost like matter,...
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Are you a non-EU/EEA student who applied to autumn 2017 Bachelor’s or Master’s studies? Check if you are eligible to apply for the Lund University Global Scholarship. The scholarship is merit-based and selective and can cover a part of or the entire tuition fee for the selected applicants. The scholarship application period has now started and the deadline to apply is 15 February. Read more...
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