Lund University

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University located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden

About Lund University

According to Wikipedia, Lund University is a public research university in Sweden and one of northern Europe's oldest universities. The university is located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden. It traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund. After Sweden won Scania from Denmark in the 1658 Treaty of Roskilde, the university was officially founded in 1666 on the location of the old studium generale next to Lund Cathedral.

What Is Lund University Known For?

Lund University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Lund University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Lund University's Most Influential Alumni?

Lund University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Biology, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Lund University's most famous alumni:

Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus
A Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist .
Arvid Carlsson
Arvid Carlsson
A Swedish neuroscientist.
Lars Hörmander
Lars Hörmander
A Mathematician .
Bertil Hult
Bertil Hult
A Swedish businessman.
Torsten Hägerstrand
Torsten Hägerstrand
A Swedish geographer, inventor of time geography.
Johannes Rydberg
Johannes Rydberg
A Swedish physicist.
Manne Siegbahn
Manne Siegbahn
A Swedish physicist .
Johan Gottschalk Wallerius
Johan Gottschalk Wallerius
A Swedish chemist and mineralogist.
Bengt I. Samuelsson
Bengt I. Samuelsson
A Swedish biochemist.
Lars Gårding
A Swedish mathematician.
Elias Magnus Fries
Elias Magnus Fries
A Swedish mycologist .
Erik Lindahl
Erik Lindahl
A Swedish economist .

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