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Lund University – A top 100 university
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 (among the top 0.4% of the world's universities).

Lund University's main building and fountain under a cloudy sky

Lund University in world rankings

Lund University is the highest ranked university in Sweden in the QS Ranking 2018. It is also consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities in world university rankings.

A top 100 university:

  • 78th place in the QS Ranking 2018
  • 93rd place in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018
  • 91-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2017
  • 94th place in the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2017

Top 101-150 university in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2017)

See the full ranking information at the world university ranking websites:

Employability

  • Top 100 University: 78th in the Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking 2016

Go to the Global Employability Ranking 2016

University rankings by subject

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

Top 50 university in the following subjects:

  • geography (26th)
  • environmental sciences (38th)
  • development studies (32th)
  • nursing (49th)

QS World University Rankings by subject 2017

Top 100 university in the following subjects:

  • physical sciences (65th)
  • life sciences (42nd)
  • social sciences (71st)
  • clinical and pre-clinical health (66th)
  • engineering and technology (86th)
  • arts & humanities (84th)

Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Rankings 2017/2018

Top 100 university in the following subjects:

  • anthropology
  • archaeology
  • architecture / built environment
  • business and management studies
  • engineering – civil & structural
  • engineering – electrical
  • engineering – mechanical
  • biological sciences
  • medicine
  • earth & marine sciences
  • chemistry
  • history
  • English language and literature
  • modern languages
  • linguistics
  • politics & international studies
  • sociology
  • religious studies

QS World University Rankings by subject 2017

Top 150 university in the following subjects:

  • accounting & finance
  • economics & econometrics
  • communication & media studies
  • physics & astronomy
  • mathematics
  • statistics & operational research
  • law

QS World University Rankings by subject 2017

Top 200 university in the following subject:

  • computer engineering & information systems
  • psychology

QS World University Rankings by subject 2017

Lund University is...

  • consistently the most popular Swedish university for international students applying to and accepting places at Swedish universities (national admissions statistics)
  • consistently the most popular higher education institute in Sweden – as ranked by Swedish secondary school students (Statistics Sweden 2016)
  • awarded the safest campus in Sweden (Security Awards 2015 and 2016, Skydd och Säkerhet)

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