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Lund University has many international partners in European countries, within both education and research. University-wide student exchange agreements, university-wide in-depth partner-ships and networks/alliances in which LU is involved create opportunities for long-term collaborations.

Call for applications for seed funding with Universität Hamburg 2023

Lund University and Universität Hamburg jointly support promising collaborative initiatives with up to 20 000 Euro with the aim of leading to:

  • externally funded researchprojects,
  • large scale collaborations,
  • jointly authored papers
  • joint teaching activities at the advanced level (master or doctoral education).

Apply now to our Call for proposals for projects between Lund University and Universität Hamburg.

Link to Universität Hamburg’s website 

Deadline: 15 February 2023.

Application form (Word, 75 kB, new tab)

For more information, please contact Petra Moser-Nørgaard (petra [dot] moser-norgaard [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se).

Read about Global Dynamic Engagement Framework – guidance for academic collaborations

UIP aims to develop long-term collaborations that will lead to increased quality in research and education. This contributes to the fulfilment of the goals in the strategic plan to develop Lund University as an international university.

University of Hamburg

With over 42 000 students, the University of Hamburg (UHH) is one of the largest universities in Germany that combines diverse teaching with outstanding research. UHH is comprised of eight faculties: law, economics and social sciences, medicine, educational sciences, psychology and exercise sciences, humanities and mathematics, informatics and natural sciences. Lund University and UHH signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) in 2016.

Read more on the University of Hamburg's website

Contact at LU

  • Academic lead – Professor Barbara Törnquist-Plewa
  • Administrative support – Petra Moser-Nørgaard petra [dot] moser-norgaard [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

EUGLOH – European University Alliance for Global Health

Lund University has joined forces with Ludwig-Maximilian Universität of Munich (Germany), University of Porto (Portugal), University of Szeged (Hungary) and the Université Paris-Saclay in France to create a European collaboration, an “alliance for global health”. 

Read more on the EUGLOH website

Read more about Lund University's work in EUGLOH

Read more about the European Education Area on the EU Commission website


Since 2004, Lund University has been a member of the League of European Research Universities, LERU. LERU’s two main aims focus on policy development and lobbying on matters concerning research and higher education as well as exchanging experience and good practice.  

Read more about LERU

Student exchange agreements

There are university-wide bilateral student exchange agreements with many universities in Europe.

Read more about Lund University’s Lund University’s partnership agreements with universities abroad


There are a number of tools that can be used for European cooperation in education and the Erasmus+ programme is one of the most important. 

Read more about funding of mobility in Europe

Read more about funding for research collaborations



Petra Moser-Nørgaard
International coordinator
+46 46 222 47 53
petra [dot] moser-norgaard [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se