For further information, please contact
Lund University Foundation Director
+46 (0)46 222 34 39
Box 117 SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Visiting address: Paradisgatan 2, Lund, Sweden
The Lund University Foundation is a non-profit organisation, based in the United States, which is organised and operates exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes.
The Lund University Foundation’s mission is to strengthen Lund University’s ties with the United States and with American alumni by raising funds from donors in the United States and making grants available for specific projects that further Lund University’s charitable, scientific and educational activity within the Foundation’s priority areas.
The Lund University Foundation seeks strategic funding to support Lund University in its mission to compete and collaborate successfully on the national and international stage, building on its current position as one of Europe’s foremost universities.
Through research, higher education and artistic development work, Lund University seeks to contribute to the development and utilisation of knowledge both nationally and internationally and to the development of tomorrow´s global society.
Life sciences includes disciplines such as medicine and bioscience. Lund University has strong research in major fields such as neuroscience, cancer, diabetes, inflammation and stem cells. Other cutting-edge research fields within this include hand surgery, coagulation, protein structure and dynamics, genomic ecology, functional foods, proteomics and translational biomedicine.
Health and ageing is important in the context of meeting the needs of an ageing population. This area includes strong research in health care, geriatrics, occupational safety and health, and economic demography. Research on the elderly is a strong research area which includes both experimental and clinical research, health and nursing studies and behavioural sciences. Research is carried out in close cooperation with the health care system. Pharmaceutical research is also an important field in this context.
Climate, environment, energy, economics represents a range of top-level scientific expertise, well established across Lund University. Specifically this includes research on the carbon cycle, political aspects of environmental research, combustion physics, renewable sources of energy and other topics.
Human development, human conditions and democracy are a multifaceted area including cultural and religious interaction, democracy, and human rights and obligations. Strong research fields at Lund University include international and humanitarian law, development studies, history and ethnology.
To make a contribution, please contact Ulrika Nilsson, Director, Lund University Foundation +46 (0)46 222 34 39.