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Capacity building programmes

Lund University is a world-class university that works to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition. We offer a wide range of capacity building programmes to strengthen companies, professional organisations, authorities and individuals.

SAYP participants discussing something
From the training programme 'Summer Academy for Young Professionals'

Empowering individuals, organisations and societies

Capacity building is the process through which individuals, organisations, and societies obtain, strengthen, and maintain the capabilities to set and achieve their own development objectives over time. Universities around the world have an important role in this development, where education and research can contribute to the reduction of poverty.

Over the last 15 years, Lund University has been one of the largest suppliers of International Training Programmes (ITP), financed by Sida (the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency). These programmes were implemented as commissioned training programmes and have the overall goal of supporting agencies, organisations and businesses in developing countries in their efforts to reform and contribute to their development to combat poverty in the long term.

Through these programmes, Lund University Commissioned Education (LUCE) has gained vast and unique knowledge in managing and coordinating advanced capacity building programmes with an interdisciplinary approach and special focus on capacity building and organisational development.

Our focus areas:

  • Child Rights, Classroom and School Management
  • Sustainable Transport and Road Traffic Safety
  • Urban Water and Sanitation
  • Innovation Systems and Entrepreneurship
  • Educational Management
  • Social Innovation

Examples of programmes offered

Please follow the links above to learn more about our programmes or contact us for more information.

Contact information

Lund University Commissioned Education

Visiting address
Medicon Village, Scheeletorget 1, Lund
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Contact details
+46 (0)46 222 0707
info [at] education [dot] lu [dot] se