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International Researchers & Scholars Office

The International Researchers & Scholars' Office (IRSO) provides help and support for visiting researchers and new international staff (employees, scholarship holders and guests). This includes advice on practical matters such as the different Swedish authorities, banks, housing, schools, networking and preparing to move to Lund.

Post-Doctoral Association

The Lund University Post-Doctoral Association aims to help newly arrived post-doctoral fellows settle in at Lund - both in their work and socially.

Research Services

Research Services ('Forskningsservice') provide support to researchers during the grant process, including advice and information on funding opportunities. The service has staff who are specialised in funding from the European Framework Programmes, and who also work with other external funding sources.  

LU Innovation System (LUIS) - commercialising your research

The Lund University Innovation System (LUIS) is Lund University's technology transfer office where researchers can obtain help and support to help commercialise research. The service acts as the first contact within the University for researchers and provides confidential and free advice. LUIS helps to develop the research idea and provide help with business consulting, patents, law and finance.  

Innovationskontor Syd - increasing knowledge transfer between academia and society

Innovationskontor Syd (IKS) is a collaboration between five academic institutions in the southern region of Sweden including Lund University. The purpose is to stimulate, simplify and efficiently utilise research and knowledge from these institutions, thus spreading the benefits to society. IKS offers support such as patent and legal guidance as well as guidance to researchers, students, entrepreneurs, industry actors and investors to navigate the innovation system. 

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Contact information

International Researchers and Scholars Office (IRSO) Sigurborg Ragnarsdottir
Tel: 046-222 71 51
Sigurborg [dot] Ragnarsdottir [at] pers [dot] lu [dot] se
IRSO webpages

Post-doctoral Association
postdocsoc [dot] lu [at] gmail [dot] com

Research Services
Find contact people from the Research Services webpage

LU Innovation System (LUIS)
info [at] luis [dot] lu [dot] se
LUIS website

Innovationskontor Syd (IKS)
IKS website