March 2017

Visit to Lund University by Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

On March 24 the Croatian President Kalinda Grabar-Kitarović visited Lund University. The visit began at the Max IV followed by a meeting with Vice-chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz. The president and her advisors were given a presentation about Lund University and an informal discussion then followed. Before the president’s lecture in the university main hall she was presented by the Deputy Dean … Continue reading

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The University of Nottingham – Lund University’s first strategic partnership

On 9-10 March I had the opportunity to discuss together with Assoc. Prof. Sanimir Resic (LU), Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof. Nick Miles and Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Stockwell (both University of Nottingham – UoN) how we will move forward with the strategic partnership between our universities. A partnership agreement between UoN and LU will be signed during the Universitas 21 … Continue reading

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I am proud of Lund University’s strong relations with Canada

On 22 February, we had the honour of welcoming a State Visit from Canada, including the Governor General and the King of Sweden to Lund University. Our guests attended a presentation of the MAX IV and the ESS research facilities, and a declaration of intent for future research collaborations was signed. There was also time for a round-table discussion on the theme … Continue reading

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SACF – final Excellence Seminar in Stockholm and Lund

On 14 February, close to a hundred participants from Brazil, China, Indonesia, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Sweden met in Stockholm for one final seminar. The Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum – SACF – series of seminars were summarised, followed by keynote speech made by Ms Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research. The SACF project has reached the … Continue reading

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