Top 10 reasons to study at LTH
1. World-class education
Lund University ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. As a country, Sweden ranks fourth 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 and IGSM mobile telephony.
Lund University is ranked as a top 100 university in 2018 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 campuses in Lund and Helsingborg are welcoming and lively, with plenty of natural meeting places for studying and relaxing. Getting around in Lund and Helsingborg is easy, whether on foot or by bike.
7. International environment
The Faculty of Engineering is home to an average of 800 international Master’s students 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 with the unique combination of 13 student nations (large social clubs), an academic society and student unions organizing events and activities year round. There is always lots going on!
Helsingborg is vibrant city located by the sea in the fast growing region of Öresund. It is easy accessible by train or car from Lund.
9. Regional expansion
The Lund/Malmö/Copenhagen region has been ranked as one of the most innovative regions in the world. Companies with a presence here include Ericsson, Intel, Tetra Pak, Huawei, Skanska, Alfa Laval and Baxter. Two of Europe’s largest research centres – MAX IV and ESS (under construction) – are in close proximity to the engineering campus.
10. Location location location
It is 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 by train.