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Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University

Study at Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university in south east of Sweden. We are located in two nature-loving cities, one by the Baltic sea and one surrounded by lakes in the greenest city in Europe.

Where knowledge grows

We offer a modern university, with the highest possible quality in education. Education that helps you to actually make a difference in the world in which we live. The learning environment is characterised by an active student life with teaching and research staff in close proximity to our 44, 000 students. At our university, you will find a rich academic offer with more than 50 degree programmes and 500 courses in English, on both bachelor's and master's level.

Nature just around the corner

Linnaeus University is located in two cities, Kalmar and Växjö, both with nature just around the corner, adding to the quality of life during your studies. Växjö has been declared 'the greenest city in Europe' and is surrounded by wonderful forests and lakes, while Kalmar is a charming old city dating back to the Middle Ages, beautifully located by the Baltic Sea.

A springboard to worldwide knowledge

Linnaeus University is known for its strong international profile, with partner universities in more than 60 countries. Every year, more than 2,200 international students from all over the world come here to study. International students at Linnaeus University can study at undergraduate and graduate as well as on postgraduate level. 

Where everything is possible

Studying at Linnaeus University means being in an environment enriched with intrepidity, curiosity and innovation. It is our hope that you will feel inspired, not only throughout your studies at Linnaeus University, but also that you bring the spirit of inspiration with you as an alumnus wherever you may go in the world. Welcome to Linnaeus University, the university of endless possibilities.

Facts about Linnaeus University

  • A non-profit, public university, accredited by the Swedish government.
  • A research university, with the right to employ doctoral students. Our research covers everything from labour market studies and social security issues, to entrepreneurship, bioscience, aquatic ecology, and wood and energy technology.
  • A unique and close collaboration with IKEA – the largest furniture company in the world, founded in Älmhult in Småland.
  • An active student life with buddy programmes and friend-family projects that help students engage with both Swedish and other international students, as well as with Swedish families.
  • Highly-praised campus environments.

Scholarship

Linnaeus University offers scholarships  for students who study master's programmes. It's possible to get up to 75 percent reduction of the tuition fees for a full programme. For enrolled student, both bachelor's and master's students', we offer scholarships from the second semester. You can apply for this scholarship during your first semester. 



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Programs

Bachelor's degree
Business
International Business Delivery method Length Location
International Business On campus 3 years Kalmar
Marketing
Marketing On campus 3 years Växjö
Design
Design and Change- Bachelor's Programme On campus 3 years Växjö
Journalism & Communication
Communication
Visual Communication and Change On campus 3 years Kalmar
Social Sciences
Political Science
Peace and Development Programme On campus 3 years Växjö
Technology
Computer Science
Software Technology On campus 3 years Växjö
Cyber Security
Network Security Programme On campus 3 years Växjö
Tourism & Hospitality
Tourism
International Tourism Management On campus 3 years Kalmar
Master's degree
Business
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship, Sustainability & Social Change On campus 2 years Växjö
Innovation
Innovation through Business, Engineering & Design - Specialisation Business On campus 2 years Växjö
Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Specialisation Design On campus 2 years Växjö
Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Specialisation Engineering On campus 2 years Växjö
International Business
International Business Strategy On campus 2 years Kalmar
Leadership and Management in International Contexts On campus 1 year Kalmar
Marketing
Marketing On campus 2 years Växjö
Design
Design and Change - Master's Programme On campus 2 years Växjö
Economics & Finance
Economics
Economics On campus 2 years Växjö
Engineering
Civil Engineering
Sustainable Structural Engineering On campus 1 year Växjö
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering - Specialisation Signal Processing & Wave Propagation On campus 2 years Växjö
Energy Engineering
Renewable Electric Power Systems On campus 2 years Växjö
Mechanical Engineering
Simulation Driven Product Development On campus 2 years Växjö
General Studies
International Studies
Colonial and Postcolonial Studies On campus 2 years Växjö
Peace and Development Work On campus 1 year Växjö
Health Sciences
Health Science On campus 2 years Kalmar
Humanities
Digital Humanities
Digital Humanities Online / Distance 2 years Växjö
Linguistics
English Language and Literature On campus 2 years Växjö
Journalism & Communication
Media
Media, Democracy and Human Rights On campus 2 years Kalmar
Natural Sciences
Energy Studies
Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems On campus 2 years Växjö
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science and Sustainability On campus 2 years Växjö
Life Sciences
Aquatic Ecology On campus 2 years Kalmar
Physical Sciences
Chemistry
Chemistry On campus 2 years Kalmar
Mathematics
Mathematics & Modelling On campus 2 years Växjö
Physics
Physics Online / Distance 2 years Växjö
Social Sciences
Political Science
International Affairs On campus 2 years Växjö
Psychology
Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology On campus 2 years Växjö
Sustainability
Sustainable Development
Energy and Management for Sustainable Development On campus 2 years Växjö
Technology
Computer Science
Software Technology On campus 2 years Växjö
Information Systems
Information Systems On campus, Online / Distance 2 years Växjö
Information Technology
Social Media & Web Technologies On campus 2 years Växjö
Tourism & Hospitality
Tourism
Tourism and Sustainability On campus 2 years Kalmar

Scholarships & funding

Each year Linnaeus University offers scholarships to outstanding students from countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland through the programme 'Linnaeus University Scholarships'.

Scholarships are available for students who study master programmes as well as for students who are studying courses within the Summer Academy. It's possible to get up to 100 percent reduction of the tuition fees for a full programme. Scholarships for students who study programmes will not cover living costs or other costs. Scholarships for courses within the Summer Academy will, however, cover both tuition fee and living costs.

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Student lifestyle

University life has much to offer, from meeting up with friends at the student pub to attending events and cultural activities. The student union and the student associations are doing their best to make you feel at home.

Accommodation

Finding a place to stay during your time at Linnaeus University will look different depending on what type of student you are. Please click on your student category below to find relevant information.

Please be aware that Linnaeus University does not own any housing. We have agreements with local housing companies allowing us to offer housing for some of our students. We are unable to offer housing for families.

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Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University
Vejdes väg
351 95 Växjö
Sweden

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