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L U N D U N I V E R S I T Y

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  1. LUND UNIVERSITY In this space you can add a subheading, e g for a conference

  2. One of Europe’s Leading Universities • Founded in 1666 • 40 000 students • 2 300 postgraduate students • 6 000 employees • 555 professors (18 % women) • Eight faculties • Several campuses • 5 700 SEK million turnover

  3. Values • A democratic attitude • Critical thinking • Academic integrity • Ethnic and social diversity • Proactive action against discrimination • Strong humanism • A creative academic environment

  4. Faculties • Engineering • Natural Sciences • Law • Social Sciences • Economics and Management • Medicine • Humanities and Theology • Fine and Performing Arts

  5. One University – Several Campuses Campuses outside Lund: Helsingborg Campus Helsingborg Ljungbyhed School of Aviation Malmö Malmö Academy of Music Malmö Art Academy Malmö Theatre Academy Malmö University Hospital

  6. Research – Meta-areas • Life Sciences • Health and Ageing • Complex Systems • Environment, Energy and Economics • Advanced Materials • Economic, Social and Political Systems • Human Development, Conditions and Democracy

  7. 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

  8. National Research Facilities MAX-laboratory A very powerful synchrotron radiation source, used in national and international research Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies SASNET Swedish South Asian Studies Network

  9. ESS European Spallation Source (ESS) • a multi-scientific research facility based on the world's most powerful neutron source, estimated to be in full operation in 2020 • • will be used to study the structure and function of a multitude of materials – i.e. plastics, proteins and medicines

  10. Postgraduate Education Postgraduate students Active (47 % women) 2 300 New admissions2008 430 Doctorates awarded 425 Licentiates awarded 70

  11. Undergraduate Education I Students Individuals 40 000Full-time students25 500 Degrees granted 4 800 Education Education programmes 315 Single subject courses 1 600 Figures include both bachelor and master students/courses

  12. Undergraduate Education II • Exchange students (individuals) • outgoing 820incoming 1 800 • Masters programmes held in English 60 • Courses in English 300

  13. International Co-operation I Global exchanges and collaborations 680 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.

  14. 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)

  15. 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 150 000 Researchers 14 000

  16. LERU – League of European Research Universities LERU promotes European research. Other member universities include: • Cambridge • Oxford • Helsinki • Heidelberg • Karolinska institutet, Stockholm

  17. Universitas 21 International network of 21 leading research-intensive universities in 14 countries in: • Asia• Australia/New Zealand• Europe • North and South America

  18. Øresund Science Region • A region comprising 2,500 companies, 11 universities, several hospitals, various authorities and five platforms for collaboration: • Øresund Food Network • Øresund Logistics • Øresund Environment Academy • Øresund IT • Medicon Valley Alliance (associated member)

  19. Other Co-operation – examples, I Schools and the Public • Science cafés • Open days at the faculties • Public lectures and debates • Education for teachers • Scientists visit schools • Ask scientists in Lundat www.lu.se

  20. Other Co-operation – examples, II Business Community • Innovation • LUAB, holding company • Lund University Commissioned Education, commissioned education • Ideon Science Park: 260 companies Community and Cultural Issues • The Politician Forum • The Culture Forum • Public Service Academy

  21. 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 1658 • 110,000 inhabitants – half of them with ties to the University

  22. LUNDUNIVERSITY