Linnaeus University


Kalmar , Ljungby , Vaxjo



Linnaeus University was founded in 2010, as Sweden's newest university, the result of a merger between Kalmar University and Vaxjo University

Linnaeus University operates from twin campuses: in Kalmar and Vaxjo. Kalmar, with its close proximity to the coast and the Baltic Sea, is noted for its prominent research in the natural sciences. In Vaxjo, the humanities and social sciences are strong research areas, as well as research connected with the forestry and the wood industry.

With over 30,000 students, Linnaeus University is one of the larger universities in Sweden. Its students study in one of five faculties: Health & Life Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences,Technology and Business  & Economics.

Courses offered through English


There are approximately 3000 student apartments on campus in Vaxjo. The majority of students in Kalmar live near or within cycling distance to the centre of town. There are both student dorms / halls of residence, student apartments and private lodgings.

Rent is from about €320 per month