Lund University was founded back in 1666, making it the second-oldest university on Swedish ground today. The university was originally named Academia Carolina, but in the late 19th century, the name was changed to Lund University. Today, it is one of northern Europe's most prestigious universities and one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research.
The university is spread around town, but some of the most beautiful buildings are located in Lundagård Park, not far from the cathedral. Especially ‘Universitets-platsen’ (the University Square) - with Lund Universitys main building, Palaestra et Odeum, the fountain, and ‘Kungshuset’ (the King's House) which was built in the 16th century as a residence for the Danish King Frederick II - is a nice place for a walk.
Don’t miss the small collection of runic stones. They are collected in Skåne, southern Sweden, but are now displayed here at Lundagård Park.
The most famous item currently on display here is the "Uppåkra lion" recently found in excavations at the ancient village of Uppåkra just outside Lund and making international headlines thanks to looking like a prehistoric Mickey Mouse. As with other museums, it is closed Mondays. To be ctd.
Lund University was founded in 1666. With eight faculties and a multitude of research centres and specialised research institutes, it is the largest centre for research and higher education in Scandinavia. More than 40,000 students are enrolled at the University, studying any of the 85 educational programmes, eighteen international masters programmes, or the 1,000 individual courses.
Ok, so I guess all of you already know that Lund is a univerity town, one of the biggest in Sweden. This is the main university building, also the oldest one (about 350 years old). It's in Lundagård, in the middle of Lund, and without doubt worth to see if you want to take some good pictures of something very "Lundish"!
Lund and Uppsala are the "Oxbridges" of Sweden and "the" places to have studied. Whilst Uppsala is the oldest in Sweden, Lund University was founded in 1666 to tie the newly aquired former Danish provinces closer to Sweden. Today, there are 34000 students enrolled which makes the city very academic even if some of them study in Helsingborg and Malmö too.
The University covers a wide area stretching north from the Domkyrka
It is one of the most important universities in Scandinavia, founded 1668 and today forming a big part of the town and contributing all essentials to Lunds unique spirit.
Lund University is the second of two large state universities in Sweden. The other one is located in Uppsala, North of Stockholm.
The school consists of buildings that are scattered around the city.