Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University

The Linnaeus University is a state university in the Småland region of Sweden. It has two campuses, one in Växjö and one in Kalmar. It is a modern university in south-eastern Sweden that pursues teaching and research in two cities, Växjö and Kalmar. Linnaeus University is the 6th largest university in Sweden with more than 31,000 students. The university has a strong international profile with 1,600 international students every year, 750 partner universities in more than 60 countries and with the first programme in English established more than two decades ago.

Purpose and Goal

The Linnaeus University’s goal is the educational programmes which will include the opportunity to study abroad and that more of our courses will be taught in English. Many courses are open to both foreign and Swedish students. Teaching will be carried out by both Swedish and foreign lecturers and researchers. This means that all students have an increased international awareness and are well equipped for the future job market.

World Ranking

Currently, The World University Ranking is 1366


The academic ar at Linnaeus University is divided into two semesters (autumn and spring), each lasting 20 weeks.

Semester Dates 2017/2018

  • Autumn 2017:28 August – 14 January
  • Spring 2018: 15 January – 3 June

Semester Dates 2018/2019

  • Autumn 2018:3 September – 20 January
  • Spring 2019: 21 January – 9 June

Semester Dates 2019/2020

  • Autumn 2019:2 September – 19 January
  • Spring 2020:20 January – 7 June

Programmes Linnaeus University Offers

The Linnaeus University offers bachelor’s and master’s programmes, a summer academy and a preparatory English course.

Bachelor’s Programmes

  • Business and economics
  • Computer science/IT
  • Design
  • Mathematics

Master’s Programmes

  • Business and economics
  • Behavioral sciences
  • Computer science/IT
  • Cultural studies and social sciences
  • Design
  • Mathematics
  • Natural sciences
  • Technology and engineering

Contact Information

Phone:+46 77 228 80 00
Address: PG Vejdes väg, 351 95 Växjö, Swden

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