Welcome to Linköping University
Linköping University is a research-based university with excellence in education.
LiU, as we often call it, is a multi-faculty university where research and education are equally important. Since the start in the late 1960s, Linköping University has been an innovator, creating new study programmes and new ways to tackle research problems. Innovation has become our tradition.
Furthermore, we have always had strong dialogue with the surrounding business sphere and the community at large, both in terms of research and education. What LiU creates should be of benefit to the public. Together we can build a better, more sustainable world.
The main LiU campuses are located in Linköping and Norrköping in East Sweden. The university is an important driving force for regional development. However, the mission is greater—Linköping University is a national and international player. World-class research is conducted within cutting-edge domains such as new materials, IT and disability research. Students come from all across the globe, with over 80 nationalities represented at LiU. Many LiU students study abroad for a semester or a year.
Together we move the boundaries for what is possible. Together we can be bolder, go further and reach higher.
Reinventing higher education. Being innovative and offering knowledge truly in demand has been the guiding star of Linköping University ever since the start in the late 1960s. Our university has the highest employment rate for new graduates among Swedish comprehensive universities.
Read more about our education and download information about Master's programmes
Research that makes a difference. The openness between different subjects and faculties has contributed to the creation of strong research environments at Linköping University. World-leading research is carried out within several areas such as materials science, bioelectronics and migration, economy and society.
Read more about LiU research
Close to business and community. Linköping University has exceptionally strong connections with the surrounding society. We work with many players from our own region, Sweden, Europe and the rest of the world.
LiU in outline
- 27,000 students
- 1,300 doctoral students
- 4,000 employees
- Income total SEK 3,500 M
(44 % education, 56 % research)
HOW to find us
SE-581 83 LINKÖPING
Telephone: +46 13 28 10 00
Fax: +46 13 14 94 03
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Last updated: 2015-02-23