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About LTH

A place for dreams and discoveries

At LTH, we educate people, build knowledge for the future and work hard to develop society. We create space for brilliant research and inspire creative development of technology, architecture and design. We have more than a thousand scientists working hard to create good living conditions for people and a more considered use of the Earth’s resources.

LTH is one of the largest faculties at Lund University. At the same time, we are also one of the newest additions to the 350-year history of the University, which was founded in 1961 and became part of Lund University from 1969.

Today, we are the third largest higher education and research institution in the country. Here, there are several of the most attractive courses in Sweden, as well as broad research. Every year, LTH publishes around 100 theses and 1,700 scientific findings that pave the way for scientific discoveries and new, social betterment innovations. Together we explore and create – to benefit the world.

LTH has nearly 10,000 students and 1,500 employees from all over the world. The majority of courses are held in Lund but we also educate university engineers at the Helsingborg campus and also at the school of aviation in Ljungbyhed, which is organisationally linked to LTH.

LTH is part of the globally unique infrastructure in the form of the MAX IV facility and is close to the European Spallation Source (ESS), an interdisciplinary ecosystem in which LTH is a driving partner. We have a central location in the Öresund region, which is the largest transnational cooperation region in the Nordic region by population. There are close to four million inhabitants, leading universities and colleges here, along with a strong demand for education and research from all parts of society.