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For international staff

Lund University is a truely international workplace. 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, however often quite challenging.

Welcome to Lund University

Here you will find information about our Welcome days and information about the practical things you will need in order to start working.

Read more about practicalities

Migration issues

Guide to International Staff at Lund University: Your migration status in Sweden. 

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

Getting Settled – step by step

There are a number of things to think about when you arrive in Sweden.

Our guide will help you when settling in

Swedish for university staff – SFU

Lund University offers Swedish language courses 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

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, research communication, 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


Contact your line manager or your organisational unit’s HR/staff officer if you have any questions about your employment or your organisational unit’s procedures regarding HR/staff matters.

If you can’t find what you are looking for on the web page…

Access the most-searched university-wide HR information or ask the HR Division a question.

EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion


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EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers.

Visit the Euraxess website