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The City of Science

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Lund is one of Scandinavia's oldest cities that boasts one of the world's top one hundred highest ranked universities. Here, tradition and innovation meet to produce world-class research. Inventions like the artificial kidney, medical ultrasound, pacemaker and Bluetooth are all examples of things developed in Lund, which opened new oopportunities for millions of people around the world. World-leading companies such as Tetra Pak, Axis Communications, Alfa Laval and Gambro originate from research at Lund University, and new companies are added all the time. Right now, the research facilities MAX IV and ESS are laying the foundation for world-class materials research, opening up for researchers from around the world to test their theories.


Inventions developed in Lund. Illustration: Infab Kommunikation.

Get a close-up on research

Research, the university and students form a large part of the city. Come and experience the Historical Museum, Vattenhallen Science Center, the Museum of Sketches, the Botanical Gardens, and more. As well as being interesting, they are linked to research.