Location: Lund, one of the oldest cities in Sweden, is located in the southernmost regions of the country. Lund is only a few miles from the Oresund Strait that separate Sweden from Denmark, and less than 25 miles from Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Southern Sweden, where 80% of the entire population of Sweden resides, is home to endless forests and picturesque countrysides.
The University: Lund University, established in 1666, is one of Scandinavia's largest universities and is considered on of the world's top 100 universities. Lund University has a student population of over 38,000 with over 2,000 international students each year.
Courses Offered: Students take Architecture courses taught in English. Students may also take courses within the Special Area Studies at Lund. Full Course Details for Architecture l Course Details for Engineering | Course Details for Industrial Design | Full Course Details for Special Area Studies
Student Visas: In addition to a US passport, all students must obtain a valid Resident Permit for Exchange Students before entering Sweden. Students will apply for this permit once they have been accepted into the program. Student Visa Process Details
Fun Facts: One of the most popular meals in Sweden is meatballs with potatoes and lingonberry sauce; Musical groups ABBA and The Hives both hail from Sweden; you can visit and even stay the night in Sweden's Ice Hotel, which is completely made of ice; the popular children's book character "Pippi Longstocking" originated in Sweden.
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