Category Archives: The city of Lund

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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Snow has Arrived!

Last night was the first night that it snowed here in Lund, actually right now it is snowing again. This is earlier by a couple of weeks earlier than it snowed last year. Aside from making the city look beautiful and adding ambiance of the season, it can make some people weary, especially about getting around in the city. If … Continue reading

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Snow in Lund ^_^

At the beginning of this week, I heard from my friends that it is snowing everywhere in Sweden except Lund (Skåne). We really wished it snowed here as well. The temperature real feel was almost -6 degree Celsius and the wind made it feel really cold. Yesterday night did we see the lovely flakes kissing the earth and overnight, it just snowed … Continue reading

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How bad are swedish dark winters in Lund?

When one thinks about a northern country, one of the thoughts might be that it is dark and cold in winter time… But I can cheer you up, it is not as bad as you would think (considering the darkness). As I am from Italy I have to say that you can of course feel a difference in hours where … Continue reading

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