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 unive Read more
Highlights Of Linnaeus University
- Växjö Campus is also known for its high-tech industry, pulp and paper manufacturing, and home of the furniture manufacturer, IKEA.
- LU has a Växjö International Students (VIS), a non-profit organization and a local section of ESN Sweden which is responsible to organize activities for all exchange students, and to give them a positive experience of LU
- LU is known for its Department of Biology and Health Science and the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Some of the notable research groups of the department and faulty are Applied biochemistry research group (Prof. Sten Ohlson), Bioorganic and Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory (Prof. Ian A. Nicholls) and Nutrient sensing and phosphate transport in ''Saccharomyces cerevisiae''. Biochemistry Research Group (Prof. Bengt Persson), Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Group (Dr. Ran Friedman) and Environmental Engineering and Recovery Department (Prof. William Hogland)
- LU is 6th largest university in Sweden in terms of number of students
- LU has signed partnership agreements with over 780 universities from 80 countries.
- The research areas of LU cover the wide range of fields, from ecology and evolution to discrimination and integration, postcolonialism, intermediality, bioscience, and big data.
- There are around 2,000 students at LU belong to the international student community.
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