Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university where we are inspired by Carl Linnaeus, with roots in Småland and the world as our stage. It is the spirit of the scientist, entrepreneur, and pedagogue Linnaeus that makes up the foundation at Linnaeus University.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (8)
Computer Science & IT (7)
Engineering & Technology (5)
Social Sciences (5)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Education & Training (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Linnaeus University is located in Kalmar and Växjö. the University has approximately 31,000 students in 150 degree programmes and 2,500 single-subject courses. Their goal is that all the educational programmes will include the opportunity to study abroad and that more of their courses will be taught in English. Many courses are open to both foreign and Swedish students. Teaching will be carried out by both Swedish and foreign lecturers and researchers.


Research that is both nationally and internationally recognized. A research environment designated a Linnaeus University Centre has undergone a quality review by a special assessment panel, consisting of internationally acknowledged researchers from the field in question. 


Do you need help starting up your job search process? The career counselling service at Linnaeus University, Lnu Career, will offer you support when you try to figure out how your education, your experience, and your personal qualifications are best summarised into a powerful job application. You will get help to take stock of your skills and experience. You will also receive tips and guidance on how to best design your CV and cover letter.

University Ranking

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Student services

Student Welfare Office works to promote physical and psychological health for the students. They offer free individual counselling to aid the students with any problem that may make their studying or student life difficult. 

Library services

The University Library will support education and research at Linnaeus University by

  • Acquiring relevant information resources, with priority to digital, for students, teachers and researchers at the university
  • Creating library facilities and learning environments, both physical and digital
  • Offering researchers’ advisement services on publication

ICT services

The IT Office is part of the university's administrative organisation. We ensure that the university's IT services run smoothly and match the organisation's requirements. The ofice has a co-ordinating role and works with the organisation to provide quality IT services, which are efficient and disruption-free.

Student Life

Campus life

Highly praised campus environments, positioning Linnaeus University as no 1 and no 2 in terms of campus buildings, campus environment and nice-to-be places in the ISB (International Student Barometer) 2014. At Linnaeus University nature is just around the corner, adding to a high quality of life. Växjö was once declared "The greenest city in Europe" and Kalmar is a charming medieval city, located by the Baltic Sea.

Student clubs

The student union at Linnaeus University – Linnéstudenterna – works to ensure that you receive the best possible education, but also aims to offer enjoyable activities besides your studies. There are a number of student organisations and clubs at the university that offer a wide range of leisure activities for students.