Linnaeus University is one of Sweden's newest higher education institutions. The university was formed when the University of Kalmar and Växjö University merged in 2010.
Linnaeus University is located in Kalmar and Växjö, and have approximately 31,000 students in 150 degree programmes and 2,500 single-subject courses. Linneaus' high-quality research has had an impact, both nationally and internationally. It covers the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering, and represents a number of well-established research domains. Examples are labour market policy, welfare issues and entrepreneurship, but also life sciences, aquatic ecology, and timber and energy technology. Linnaeus University is a modern, international university in Småland. For more information: http://lnu.se/?l=en