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Collaboration in North and Latin America

Lund University collaborates and cooperates with top universities all over the world through international networks, programmes and platforms. Below we present some of our larger, university-wide collaborations with partners in North and Latin America.

Collaboration in North America

University-wide partnership with University of Maryland (UMD) College Park

University of Maryland (UMD) is a public, research-intensive university. UMD has two campuses: College Park, located close to Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Lund University has entered into a strategic partnership with College Park Campus.

UMD College Park has around

  • 41 000 students
  • 9 000 employees and
  • 388 000 alumni

and offers

  • approximately 100 Bachelor's programmes
  • over 110 Master's programmes and
  • more than 80 programmes at the doctoral level.

The University is a member of the U21-network. In the World University Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE), it is ranked as one of the foremost universities in the world (rank 90).   

University of Maryland website

University-wide partnership with University of Toronto (UoT)

University of Toronto (UoT) is a public, research-intensive university. UoT has three campuses near central Toronto:

  • St. George (UTSG) Campus
  • Scarborough (UTSC) Campus and
  • Mississauga (UTM) Campus. 

Lund University has entered into a university-wide partnership with all three campuses.

UoT has around 

  • 93 000 students
  • 22 000 employees
  • 607 000 alumni

and offers

  • over 700 Bachelor's programmes and
  • 200 Master's programmes.

In the World University Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE), it is ranked as one of the foremost universities in the world (rank 18).

University of Toronto website

More about collaboration in North America – Staff Pages

Collaboration in Latin America

Academic Collaboration Chile Sweden (ACCESS)

The ACCESS platform was created by Lund University, Uppsala University, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad de Chile to increase collaborations within higher education between Sweden and Chile. 

ACCESS website

São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Since 2015, Lund University has been involved in a collaboration with FAPESP. The aim is to strengthen the research cooperation between LU and researchers in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. 

FAPESP website

More about collaboration in Latin America – Staff Pages

Contact information

North America
Pouneh Eftekhari
pouneh [dot] eftekhari [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

Latin America
Miguel Cornejo Herrera
miguel [dot] cornejo_herrera [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se
+46 (0)46 222 93 83

The CALIE project

A Swedish–American collaboration project regarding academic leadership and strategic innovation of education that ran from 2019 to 2021.

Participating universities:

  • Lund University
  • Stockholm University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Uppsala University
  • Stanford University
  • UC Berkeley
  • University of Washington

Project results and documentation can be found on the project website: 

CALIE project website

Contact information

Teresia Rindefjäll, project manager
teresia [dot] rindefjall [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

+46 (0)46 222 62 40