Linnaeus University is a modern and international university in Småland. The university, which is the result of a merger involving Växjö 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.