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Adobe Illustrator for scientific figures

Introductory Course in Adobe Illustrator

– work with Illustrator to visualise your scientific results

Adobe Illustrator is a widely used software application for creating drawings, illustrations, and artwork – used by graphic designers, web designers, visual artists, and professional illustrators.

This is an introductory course in Adobe Illustrator including overview of the basic tools and the most important vector graph tools. We also touch upon how to create graphs with data imported from other software such as Excel.


To give you as a researcher an overview of the basic tools and most important panels, as well as a better understanding of how to use Illustrator for your scientific figures.

Target audience

Junior and senior researchers, including Postdocs and PhD students.

Course Dates & Registration

The number of participants is limited, 20 seats, and registration is on a first come first served basis.

No fee for researchers at the faculty or researchers affiliated with the faculty, including Postdocs and PhD students.

Practical information

Bring your own computer with Adobe Illustrator installed. To install any Adobe product via Lund University, you need to buy a license for Adobe Creative Cloud Enterprise Complete (appr. 1500 kr for a 3 year period). Contact the faculty IT Services, MedIT, for more information on how to buy a license:

Figure Design Services & Support

Do you need help with your figure design or image editing?

Get feedback on you layout to improve readability and professional appearance!

 Book individual figure design support


Katarina Jandér
040-39 15 03

Course leader

katarina jander

Katarina Jandér

Book figure design support

Need help with your figure design or image editing? 

Book individual figure design support