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Education at Linköping University

Linköping University is a research-based university with a reputation for innovation in education and cross-disciplinary studies. We have an international perspective in our research and education and we were ranked among the best 3% of world’s universities.

Our international students are highly satisfied, according to the past International Student Barometer (ISB) surveys conducted among nearly 200 higher education institutions across the globe.

We offer internationally recognised higher education in English from bachelor to PhD level. Our wide range of courses and programmes cover broad areas such as: engineering, computer science, environmental studies, natural sciences, education and social sciences.

Most single-subject courses are provided within the frame of exchange studies. At master level we have over 20 international programmes that meet the international standards of higher education.

LiU news

New LiU figures ready

The Linköping University Annual Report for the year 2014 is ready and has been submitted to the government. The figures describing LiU in brief do not differ greatly from the previous year: approximately 27,000 students, 1,300 PhD students, 4,000 staff and a turnover of approximately SEK 3.5 billion.

Christian Fickler and Adam Bäckström

Ideas for a better world

During the autumn and winter the Innovation Office has been running an ideas competition, in which students are challenged to come up with solutions to make the world more sustainable. Honour and an organic food box was at stake.

Placenta protects foetus from mother’s immune system

The immune system of the mother-to-be is a deadly threat to the foetus, and must therefore be weakened during pregnancy. New research shows that this adjustment is controlled by the placenta.

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Sustainable Development Lion Cubs (2015-03-05)

So they say that when lion cubs play they are preparing for the real world hunt. In our species we are expected generally to learn from theory. How...

Learning Swedish (2015-03-05)

I recommend to take swedish courses at LiU (Linköping Universitet), even though I didn’t take the course. The reason is that I already took ...

The Thesis Tension – Part I (2015-03-05)

Back in October, when I was in my third semester and had a few courses left, it was time to plan the topic for my thesis that was supposed to start...

Lapland tour (III): Sami people and reindeers (2015-03-05)

Sami people are different ethnic group in Scandinavia. A majority of the Sami population have incomes from their reindeers, hunting and crafts. Dur...

YP again (2015-03-05)

Since Robin is here this month, so I brought him to YP activities, brunch last Sunday and afterwork last night. For me, it is always fun to meet ne...

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Last updated: 2015-03-02