This is Linnaeus University
40 000 enrolled students
2 000 enrolled international students
6th largest university in Sweden in terms of number of students
600 partner universities in more than 80 countries
100 degree programmes on first-cycle level, 8 of them taught in English
80 degree programmes on second-cycle level, 35 of them taught in English
We are a modern, international university in the southeast of Sweden. Linnaeus University was established in 2010 through a merger of Kalmar University and Växjö University, and this is why we have two study locations – Kalmar and Växjö.
The learning environment is characterised by an active student life with teachers and staff in close proximity to our students.
Studying at Linnaeus University means being in an environment rich in intrepidity, curiosity, and innovation.
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FAQ Studying at Linnaeus University
Where can I learn more about studying in Sweden?
More information about studying in Sweden can be found at Study in Sweden.
What programmes and courses does Linnaeus University offer?
Linnaeus University offers high-quality education and a broad range of programmes and courses, both on Bachelor’s level and on Master’s level. Learn more about our courses and programmes.
How do I apply?
All applications for university studies in Sweden are submitted through Universityadmissions. Some general information about application and admission can also be found at Lnu.se/en/application
If you have specific questions regarding application and admission, you can contact us on email@example.com.
How much are the tuition fees?
Tuition fees at Linnaeus University vary between SEK 85 000/year and SEK 260 000/year depending on what you want to study. More information about tuition fees can be found at Lnu.se/en/tuition-fees
Are there any scholarships?
Yes, Linnaeus University offers scholarships covering up to 75 percent of tuition fees. Information about scholarships can be found at Lnu.se/en/scholarships
Do you arrange with accommodation?
Tuition fee-paying students who meet the eligibility criteria may apply for housing assistance for the first semester of their stay at Linnaeus University. The available accommodation format is student dorm room. There is no guarantee that the student is provided with accommodation due to that there are only a few dorm rooms available. More information about accommodation can be found at Lnu.se/en/accommodation
How can I apply for PhD studies?
PhD in Sweden is a form of employment that is handled by each respective faculty. The faculties announce vacant positions for PhD students. Learn more about PhD studies at Lnu.se/en/phd-studies
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What is it like to be a student at Linnaeus University?
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What do our former students think?
According to the latest alumni survey, most are pleased with the programme the studied at Linnaeus University. The survey also shows that:
- Within 3 months after graduating, 78% have a job that requires higher education.
- Our alumni think that the programme they studied has provided them with a good basis in working life as well as in personal life!
Kalmar and Växjö
Linnaeus University is located in two cities in the south-east part of Sweden - Kalmar and Växjö. Both cities are located in the region Småland, a county where the sea and nature is always nearby.
Kalmar - The student city by the sea
Kalmar is Sweden's Student City 2023 because of its good access to student housing, the welcoming environment, and good skills supply that makes many students want to stay in the city.
The city of Kalmar is located on the coast, something that Linnaeus University recently took advantage of by building new university buildings right by the harbour and gathered the University in one place. As the harbour is in the city centre of Kalmar, students can go about their daily business downtown and fill the city with the buzz of activities. Kalmar has roughly 65,000 inhabitants and a long history dating back to the Middle Ages - something that will not go unnoticed when having the old Kalmar Castle just a few hundred meters away from campus. The city has been voted as "Sweden's Summer town", perhaps thanks to the many days of sun, the beaches spotted out around town and the events and concerts.
Växjö - A living campus
Everything on campus in Växjö is within five minutes' walking distance - student accommodation, classrooms, the library, restaurants and pubs, lakes and leisure facilities. Campus is full of life and energy and is a natural meeting place for all students and interests. Växjö has about 90,000 inhabitants and has been declared as the Greenest city in Europe" because of the environmentally sound solutions implemented. The name Växjö is translated into "the city of lakes", which is something that doesn’t get unnoticed, having one of the many lakes just by campus. With the surrounding woods it becomes the perfect place for walking and jogging.