Faculty of Medicine

Lund University


Faculty of Medicine at Lund University

Our vision is to be a Faculty of Medicine that works to understand, explain and improve our world and human health.

The Faculty of Medicine is one of eight faculties at Lund University.The Faculty of Medicine, in close cooperation with agents within public healthcare and medicine, contributes to increasing knowledge of high relevance to human health. This is done through education and research of the highest quality in cooperation with wider society. The Faculty encompasses 2,800 full-time students enrolled in 8 degree programmes, as well as 1200 graduate students and 1800 employees.

What is a Faculty?

The Faculty of Medicine is one of eight Faculties or scientific disciplines at Lund University. A Faculty is a block of closely related subjects within a university or a college.

A Faculty has three main tasks: to engage in education and research and to interact with the surrounding society, which is also referred to as “the third task”.

The university is a government body. The duties of universities and Faculties are specified in:



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