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Global Dynamic Engagement

Global Dynamic Engagement (GDE) further develops previous strategic work on internationalisation and builds on existing collaborations at the University. The work is based on continuous analysis of the world around us.

Using this as a starting point, the University produces documentation each year in the form of a framework for the geographical areas where we are engaged, as well as roadmaps outlining the priorities for the university-wide international work relating to research, education, external engagement and innovation.

Roadmaps – support in international collaborations

The framework and roadmaps give those working at Lund University a picture of the University’s engagement in different geographical areas and guidance for international collaborations.

The roadmaps and short summaries from the framework are presented each year as support for internationalisation work at the University. Even though the roadmaps are intended for the university-wide level, GDE can be used as a basis for the faculties’ internal international development work and as guidance for staff.

Roadmaps for geographic areas:

Priority networks and alliances:

A world-class university

Lund University wants to be a strong and positive force in the global arena and further develop its international impact regarding research, education, external engagement and innovation. International collaborations and international elements in the organisation enhance quality and help to increase the University’s relevance and attractiveness. Through dynamic, responsible and sustainable global engagement, Lund University can continue to be a world-class university.


Richard Stenelo
International Director
+46 46 222 14 66
richard [dot] stenelo [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

GDE – Part of Platform for strategy work

GDE Fact Sheet

The purpose, the process and the roadmap

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