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The annual report for 2023 is now complete

Bild på en fontän med skulptur i Lundagård.

The annual report for 2023 has now been finalised and submitted to the Government. It reports that the University continues to develop positively, with lots of reasons to be cheerful.

The annual report summarises the University's activities with a complete set of figures and reports on the remit and achievement of objectives. The year 2023 saw the University receive its first Nobel Prize through Anne L’Huillier. In terms of education, the University continues to attract a high volume of applicants and many international students apply to study here.

The University's turnover in 2023 amounted to SEK 10,368 million (SEK 9,921 in 2022) (figure 1.1), of which 29 per cent was within education and 71 per cent within research and third-cycle education. The number of employees (full-time equivalents) totalled 7,482 in 2023 (7,485 in 2022) (figure 1.4). 

Diagram over most important figures.

Seventy-three per cent of the University's range of courses and programmes are offered at first-cycle level and 27 per cent at second-cycle level. The offer at first-cycle level consists of 83 degree programmes and 898 freestanding courses, while 158 degree programmes and 552 freestanding courses are offered in the second cycle. The number of fee-paying students totalled 1,192 full-time equivalent students.

There are 2,724 doctoral students in the third cycle (1,636 full-time equivalents) (figure 1.3). The number of first and second-cycle degrees totalled 8,090 and the number of doctoral degrees was 404. 

More than 70 per cent of the University's income comes from research and third-cycle education. In terms of research, the University is a strong participant in Horizon Europe, where several researchers have received excellence grants. 

Despite its 99 pages, this annual report is shorter than last year’s. This deliberate rationalisation has been decided upon in order to better fulfil the various reporting requirements, and has also resulted in, for example, education, research and external engagement being consolidated in their respective chapters. It is hoped that this will make it easier for all those contributing and the reader.

Read the whole annual report: Årsredovisning (ÅR) | 2023 (PDF 5,3 MB) in Swedish.

The English version will be published on this page soon: Corporate publications | Lund University