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Information for prospective students

Top 10 reasons to study architecture, design or engineering at LTH

1. World-class education

Lund University is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. As a country, Sweden ranks second best in the world at providing higher education according to the Universitas 21 ranking.

2. World-leading research

Our researchers are at the forefront of their respective fields. Innovations that have sprung from research at Lund University include Bluetooth technology, diagnostic ultrasound, the Inkjet printer and IGSM mobile telephony.

3. Employability

Lund University is ranked as a top 100 university for graduate employability according to the New York Times. Our engineering alumni go on to play important roles in industry, government and not-for-profit organisations all over the world.

4. Industry contact

Courses often feature guest lecturers from all over the world and opportunities to visit local businesses. The engineering student’s union hosts a large careers fair every autumn where you will be able to speak directly to potential future employers.

5. Highly dedicated teachers

You will benefit from close relationships with your professors and teachers, who will all work with you to help you reach your full potential. They are active in research, and have strong links with industry – both locally and internationally.

6. Inviting campus

Lund University engineering campus Lund is green and lively, with plenty of natural meeting places for studying and relaxing. Getting around in Lund is easy, whether on foot or by bike.
Lund University campus Helsingborg is centrally placed in Helsingborg, a city 30 minuter away by train from Lund. Helsingborg is a scenic costal city with popular beaches and a lively atmosphere.

7. International environment

The Faculty of Engineering is home to an average of 800 international Master’s programme and exchange students every year. There are plenty of welcome activities and events during arrival week, and you will be assigned a Master’s Coordinator who will help you throughout your stay.

8. Vibrant student life

Lund is a small city with a large student population. There is always lots going on, and our International Office organises several events for our Master’s students every year.

9. Regional expansion

The Lund/Malmö/Copenhagen has been ranked as one of the most innovative regions in the world. Companies with a presence here include Ericsson, Intel, Sony, Huawei, Skanska, Alfa Laval and Gambro. Two of Europe’s largest research centres – MAX IV and ESS – are being built in close proximity to the engineering campus.

10. Location location location

It is both quick and easy to explore the rest of Europe when you live in Lund, and Copenhagen’s large  international airport is only 30 minutes away.