Category Archives: The city of Lund

HBTQ certificate for Lund’s City Library

I just visited the city library to get my weekly dose of easy-to-read Swedish literature but something was different this time. Now there is a HBTQ certificate just next to the entrance. Although I didn’t know what it exactly means, a huge rainbow flag on the wall let me guess right. The library is now demonstrating tolerance to everybody despite … Continue reading

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Ways to integrate and learn more about Swedish job market

As soon as you arrive in Lund and start your studies pay attention to the initiatives like ÖppnaDörren, Kompis Sverige and Invitationsdepartementet. You might get more chances to expand your network and improve your skills, both language and professional competence if you are involved in activities of these organisations. Kompis Sverige – apply as soon as you arrive in Lund and find … Continue reading

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Traditional celebration of spring: Valborg

Valborg (walpurgis night) has very little to do with religion and everything to do with the arrival of spring in Sweden. On 30 April, as spring approaches, Lund University students gather together in Stadsparken (the city park) for Valborg, or ‘Siste april’ (the last day of April) for a festive celebration. During the day, students in groups have barbecues and … Continue reading

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Expand your knowledge about biology

Well Lund doesn’t stop amusing me.. There’s going to be open door day in the biology department of Lund University. So basically you could come in and see and touch some weird stuff right here in the university. That is what so great about having a big university is that you can really immerse yourself into interdisciplinary learning Here’s a … Continue reading

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The weather is getting better~

Recently, the sun has shown up more often and the spring is around the corner. Many kinds of flowers have already bloomed. Every time when it is sunny, many people like to bathe in the sunshine, which is really enjoyable and comfortable especially after a long dark winter. A good weather also gives relief from the heavy work of the master thesis. … Continue reading

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Gym and sport in Lund

Maybe some of you still didn’t start with new year’s fitness resolutions, maybe some are getting nervous about getting into your favourite swimming suit or just looking for a place to let some steam off after stressful school day and projects. Lund offers quite a few places where you can do sports. If you don’t plan to workout too regularly … Continue reading

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Skissernas museum is now open

Allright, architecture lovers, Skissernas museum is finally open and ready to greet us with open hands.  The place in the middle of Lund has been closed for a couple of years renovating and now it is finally open and with a new addition by swedish architecs Elding Oscarson it is a beutiful and educating place to visit. Museum houses some … Continue reading

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Lund Univ. 350th Anniversary Book

Our Lund University has published a caffe-table-designed book “Lund University over 350 Years – History and Stories” for the University’s jubilee year, of which the journeys depict major occurrences and overall trends in University’s history from a small provincial academy with 14 professors and 80 students to today’s major international university ranked among the top 100 universities in the world ! Both Swedish … Continue reading

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Welcoming Christmas and the New Year!!!

As we enter last month of the year, the city is all dolled up to celebrate Christmas and welcome the New Year. This year’s Christmas tree decoration is special as it has beautiful bronze ring ornaments, marking the 350 jubilee of Lund University. More information about the jubilee can be found at Lund-university-350-years The pretty decoration on streets along with … Continue reading

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Vinterlund: how Lund is preparing for cold and dark times

This weekend seems to be a beginning of a very important time in Sweden. Christmas is one of most important celebrations in the year and you will see that Swedes love their lights, stars and candles. Last Friday around 4pm the christmas tree in the city center was officially lit up. Weekend was filled with christmas related markets in center … Continue reading

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