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University world rankings 

Lund University is highly ranked in many international comparisons of higher education and has been consistently placed in the world's top 100 universities in recent years (placed among the top 0.4% of the world's universities).

Lund University is also the highest ranked university in Sweden according to the QS ranking 2013.

University rankings by subject

Lund University achieves very high world rankings for several subject areas:

Top 50 university in the following subjects, QS World University Rankings by subject 2014:

  • geography (21st)
  • environmental sciences (31st)

Top 100 university in the following subjects, Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Rankings 2013/14:

  • Physical Sciences (57th)
  • Life Sciences (67th)
  • Arts and Humanities (74th)
  • Clinical and Pre-Clinical Health (77th)
  • Engineering and Technology (78th)

Top 100 university in the following subjects, QS World University Rankings by subject 2014:

  • linguistics
  • engineering - civil & structural
  • engineering - electrical
  • biological sciences
  • medicine
  • chemistry
  • earth & marine sciences
  • physics & astronomy
  • acounting & finance
  • economics & econometrics
  • law
  • politics & international studies
  • sociology

Top 150 university in the following subjects, QS World University Rankings by subject 2014:

  • history
  • engineering - mechanical
  • communication & media studies
  • statistics & operational research

Top 200 university in the following subjects: QS World University Rankings by subject 2014:

  • modern languages
  • computer science & info systems
  • psychology
  • mathematics

    Other rankings

    We are also highly ranked in other surveys, reports and performance areas: