Lund University

Lund University

Lund University

Date Founded



Box 117 Lund, Skane Lan, 221 00, Sweden

Employees (Worldwide)

5,001 - 10K


Human Resources & Personnel Services

Company Description

The University is ranked as one of the top 100 in the world. They tackle complex problems and global challenges and work to ensure that knowledge and innovations benefit society. They provide education and research in engineering, science, law, social sciences, economics and management, medicine, humanities, theology, fine art, music and drama. Their 47 700 students and 7 500 employees are based at their campuses in Lund, Malm and Helsingborg. The University has a turnover of around SEK 7 475 million (EUR 844 million), of which two thirds is in research and one third in education. They are an international university with global recruitment. They cooperate with 680 partner universities in over 50 countries and are the only Swedish university to be a member of the strong international networks LERU (the League of European Research Universities) and Universitas 21. Two major facilities for materials research are currently under construction in Lund: the MAX IV Laboratory, which will be a world-leading synchrotron radiation laboratory and ESS, a European facility that will be home to the world's most powerful neutron source. These will be of decisive importance for materials and life sciences and for industrial development. In Lund, Medicon Village has also been established and will offer a unique environment for life sciences; integrating research, innovation and enterprise creates the conditions for improved health and quality of life.

Executives & Employees


President & Director

Chief Financial Officer

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Head of Administration

Head, Department of Arts & Cultural Sciences

Head of Procurement

Head-Legal Division

Head-Department of Biotechnology

Director-Rausing Laboratory & Professor

Board of Directors

Chairman at Lund University

Chief Communications Officer at Qeep Group AB

Director at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

Former Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer & Head of Group Function Marketing & Corporate Relations at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

Director at Aptahem AB

Chief Executive Officer at AQILION AB

President & Director at Lund University

Distinguished Alumni
Mikael Dolsten is now Chief Scientific Officer & Research President at Pfizer, Inc.
David Scadden is now Co-Founder at Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Jörn Rausing is now Head-Mergers & Acquisitions at Tetra Laval AB
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