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Lund University


Lund University is a welcoming meeting place and a melting pot of new ideas. We are a full-scale university that with its diversity and strong environments for education, research and innovation tackles complex intellectual problems and global challenges. Together we work to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

At Lund University, new generations of students learn to investigate and understand themselves and the world around them. They develop their ability to work with others to tackle demanding problems. They lay a foundation for lifelong learning based on knowledge, creativity and democratic values. Lund University educates future knowledge producers, problem solvers and leaders.

Core values

Lund University represents fundamental human rights and democratic and academic values. We shall operate in a context of gender equality and ethnic and social diversity. Respect, tolerance and concern shall govern all relationships, as well as mutual acceptance of responsibility and loyalty to the core values, mission and goals of the University. Higher education and research shall contribute to democracy, sustainable development and liberation from oppression. Our University stands for goals and visions that inspire hope!

Some research programmes of note:

MERGE: ModElling the Regional and Global Earth System

​The vision of MERGE is to establish and develop a major multidisciplinary climate/Earth system modelling node with world leading science and research education on climate/terrestrial biosphere interactions (including vegetation, land use, biogeochemical cycles and aerosols). This is accompanied by societal dialogue in the spirit of social learning by both scientists and stakeholders. Website: MERGE

BECC: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate

The vision of BECC is to evolve interdisciplinary research approaches that contribute to the sustainable management of ecosystems and biodiversity in a rapidly changing world. Website:BECC

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