Linnaeus university, open your mind to new opportunities
Linnaeus University in south-eastern Sweden is a modern, international university with 32,000 students. We offer the highest possible quality in education. Education that helps you to actually make a difference in the world we live in. Studying at Linnaeus University is to be in an environment enriched with intrepidity, curiosity and innovation – the very essence of what the Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus was renowned for.
Where knowledge grows
The learning environment is characterized by an active student life with teaching and research staff in close proximity to our 32 000 students. At Linnaeus University, you will find a rich academic offer with more than 40 degree programmes and 500 courses in English, on both bachelor's and master's level.
Linnaeus University is known for its strong international profile, with partner universities in more than 60 countries, most of our educational programmes includes the opportunity to study abroad. Every year more than 2,000 international students from all over the world come here to study.
We offer programmes in:
-Business and Economics
-Design and Humanities
-Social and Behavioral Science
-Technology and Engineering
Linnaeus University offers Summer Academy, an international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study environment – unique of its kind in Sweden. As a student participating in our summer academy you will get the opportunity to obtain unique academic experience that will enhance your CV and your future career. You gain cultural insights together with a mix of international and Swedish students, while also getting to enjoy the Swedish summer in one of the most attractive summer cities in the country.
Our vision: A creative knowledge environment in the spirit of Linnaeus
Linnaeus University lives in the spirit of the scientist, entrepreneur, and pedagogue Carl Linnaeus. Through curiosity and creativity, Linnaeus paved the way for what was then a new scientific paradigm. In a similar way, Linnaeus University wants to be characterized by boldness and commitment to new scientific ideas. Linnaeus was also an entrepreneur in the modern sense, capable of creating and running projects with various actors in society.
Challenging educations and prominent research in combination with societal driving force and global values are the cornerstones which combined make up a creative knowledge environment in the spirit of Linnaeus.
The city of Kalmar and Växjö
Linnaeus University is located in two cities, Kalmar and Växjö, both with nature just around the corner, adding to the quality of life during your studies. Växjö has been declared 'the greenest city in Europe' and is surrounded by wonderful forests and lakes, while Kalmar is a charming old city dating back to the Middle Ages, beautifully located by the Baltic Sea.