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For international staff

Lund University is an international workplace with over 50 different languages represented. Few workplaces are as stimulating as Lund University, with its continuous contact with new knowledge and with new generations of students heading out into life. Living abroad and working in another country is always an adventure, and often quite challenging.

Welcome to Lund University

Here you will find information about our Welcome days and a welcome package with information about Sweden, Lund and Lund University. A comprehensive guide will help you when settling in as a new citizen. We have also compiled information about the practical things you will need in order to start working.

Read more about getting settled and practicalities

Swedish for university staff - SFU

Lund University offers Swedish language courses for employees with rapid progression, in cooperation with Scandinavian Languages at the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL).

Read more about the Swedish language courses and register here

Working conditions

Lund University Staff Pages will help you find answers to almost every question you might have concerning your working conditions and we have provided “an entrance” to this information here.

Read more about being a public employee, insurance, annual leave and work environment

How to find and share information

Working at Lund University means that you communicate all the time, but also that you are responsible for getting the information you need in order to perform and thrive at work. We’ve put together some useful links and tips – both on how to find information and how to distribute it.

Read more about relevant newsletters, Lund university’s graphic profile and download templates and tools

Travel and research grants

Did you know that those who study or conduct research at Lund University can apply for grants or scholarships from almost 700 foundations?

Read more about travel and research grants


Page Manager:


Åsa Thormählen
International HR-coordinator
+46 46 222 70 15
asa [dot] thormahlen [at] hr [dot] lu [dot] se

Julia Edgerton
International HR-coordinator
+46 46 222 06 53
julia [dot] edgerton [at] hr [dot] lu [dot] se

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