Linnaeus University

Sweden

Private

Linnaeus University

Smaland, Sweden

Private

Linnaeus University (LNU), also known as Linnéuniversitetet in Swedish, was established in 2010 in Smaland, Sweden. The university was established after the merger of former Växjö University and Kalmar University in 2010 and in order to pay the tribute to Carl Linnaeus, Swedish Botanist, the university was named Linnaeus University, after him. Kalmar University was established in 1977 and Växjö university was established in 1967. Today, LU has five faculties including the Faculty of arts and humanities, Faculty of health and life sciences, Faculty of social sciences, Faculty of technology, School of business and economics and Board of teacher education. It has several departments in each faculty. LU offers 100-degree programmes on first-cycle level, 8 of them taught in English and 80 degree programmes on second-cycle level, 35 of them taught in English in Biology and Environmental Science, Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Economics and Statistics, Design, Film and Literature, Forestry and Wood Technology, Education and Teachers' Practice, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media and Journalism, Organization and Entrepreneurship, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Political Science, Psychology, Medicine and Optometry and many other major disciplines. Not just this, LU has many research centers and institutes including Institute for Further Education of Journalists, Institute of Police Education, Centre for Gender Studies and Centre for School Development and Educational Leadership which offer students with an opportunity to conduct a research study under guidance to enhance their research skills and scope of interests. Today, LU has two campuses in Kalmar and Växjö, Sweden. The Kalmar campus is a home to many departments n Health Sciences and Medicines. The Kalmar campus is known for its food and nature’s scenic beauty. The campus also houses Communications Office, Executive Office, Finance Office, IT Office, Office of External Relations, Office of Facilities Management and Services, Office of Human Resources, Office of Student Affairs. The Växjö Campus is full of cultural and musical life in its many museums, theaters, cathedrals and concert halls. The campus is a home to all faculties except Faculty of health and life sciences. It also has a University Library. Both campuses offer the state-of-the-art facilities including housing options, parking, health and medical facilities, sports and recreational activities, shopping, transportation, campus security police, and franchise of cafeteria options. There are around 33,000 students enrolled in LU with the presence of 3,500 academic staff members. the student faculty ratio of the university stands at 11:1. According to the Center for World University Ranking, LU is ranked #13 in Sweden.

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Linnaeus University (LNU), also known as Linnéuniversitetet in Swedish, was established in 2010 in Smaland, Sweden. The university was established after the merger of former Växjö University and Kalmar University in 2010 and in order to pay the tribute to Carl Linnaeus, Swedish Botanist, the university was named Linnaeus University, after him. Kalmar University was established in 1977 and Växjö university was established in 1967. Today, LU has five faculties including the Faculty of arts and humanities, Faculty of health and life sciences, Faculty of social sciences, Faculty of technology, School of business and economics and Board of teacher education. It has several departments in each faculty. LU offers 100-degree programmes on first-cycle level, 8 of them taught in English and 80 degree programmes on second-cycle level, 35 of them taught in English in Biology and Environmental Science, Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Economics and Statistics, Design, Film and Literature, Forestry and Wood Technology, Education and Teachers' Practice, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media and Journalism, Organization and Entrepreneurship, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Political Science, Psychology, Medicine and Optometry and many other major disciplines. Not just this, LU has many research centers and institutes including Institute for Further Education of Journalists, Institute of Police Education, Centre for Gender Studies and Centre for School Development and Educational Leadership which offer students with an opportunity to conduct a research study under guidance to enhance their research skills and scope of interests. Today, LU has two campuses in Kalmar and Växjö, Sweden. The Kalmar campus is a home to many departments n Health Sciences and Medicines. The Kalmar campus is known for its food and nature’s scenic beauty. The campus also houses Communications Office, Executive Office, Finance Office, IT Office, Office of External Relations, Office of Facilities Management and Services, Office of Human Resources, Office of Student Affairs. The Växjö Campus is full of cultural and musical life in its many museums, theaters, cathedrals and concert halls. The campus is a home to all faculties except Faculty of health and life sciences. It also has a University Library. Both campuses offer the state-of-the-art facilities including housing options, parking, health and medical facilities, sports and recreational activities, shopping, transportation, campus security police, and franchise of cafeteria options. There are around 33,000 students enrolled in LU with the presence of 3,500 academic staff members. the student faculty ratio of the university stands at 11:1. According to the Center for World University Ranking, LU is ranked #13 in Sweden.

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Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

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The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

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The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

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U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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