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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 2019. It is also consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities in world university rankings.

A top 100 university:

  • 92nd place in the QS Ranking 2019
  • 98th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019
  • 88th place in the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2019

Top 101–150 university in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2018)

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

Employability

  • Top 100 University: 76th in the Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking 2017

Go to the Global Employability Ranking 2017

University rankings by subject

Lund University achieves high world rankings for several subject areas. The University is a:

Top 50 university in the following subjects (QS):

  • geography (16th)
  • development studies (28th)
  • environmental sciences (33rd)
  • nursing (44th)
  • finance (47th)* **
  • hospitality and leisure management (48th)

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

*QS Master's in Finance Ranking 2018

**The Master's in Finance is also ranked among the top 50 by the Financial Times Business Education ranking 2017

Top 50 university in the following subjects (THE):

  • life sciences (46th)

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Top 100 university in the following subjects (QS):

  • anatomy and physiology
  • anthropology
  • archaeology
  • architecture/built environment
  • biological sciences
  • earth and marine sciences
  • engineering – electrical and electronic
  • linguistics
  • medicine
  • physics and astronomy
  • politics and international studies
  • social policy and administration
  • sociology
  • theology, divinity and religious studies 

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Top 100 university in the following subjects (THE):

  • physical sciences (60th)
  • social sciences (71st)
  • arts & humanities (84th)
  • clinical, pre-clinical and health (89th)
  • engineering and technology (96th)

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Top 150 university in the following subjects (QS):

  • business and management studies
  • chemistry 
  • communication and media studies
  • economics and econometrics
  • engineering – civil and structural
  • engineering – mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing
  • history
  • law
  • statistics and operational research 

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Top 200 university in the following subject (QS):

  • accounting and finance
  • computer science and information systems
  • English language and literature
  • mathematics
  • modern languages
  • psychology

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

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