Linnaeus University is a modern and international university in SmÄland. The university, which is the result of a merger involving VÀxjö University and Kalmar University College, opened its doors for the first time on January 1, 2010. With roughly 35,000 students and 2,000 employees, it is one of the larger universities in Sweden.

Research at Linnaeus University is multifaceted with both depth of subject and interdisciplinary collaborations. It ranges from economics and the humanities to engineering and the social and natural sciences. The university is home to a number of well-established research profiles. Our most prominent research can be found in the fields of ecology and evolution, biomaterials, postcolonial studies, intermediality, and discrimination and labour market.


SE- 351 95 VÀxjö or SE-391 82 Kalmar


+46-772 28 80 00

Head of public authority (President/Vice-Chancellor/CEO/DG):

Stephen Hwang


Press contact


Christina Dahlgren


+46-470 70 85 51

Mobile phone:

+46-70 572 26 56