Lund is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia, characterised by its university. 115,000 persons live in Lund, and 50,000 of them are students. The largest employers are Skåne university hospital, Lund university and Lund municipality. A growing city with a lot to experience and discover.



Finding housing in Lund can be a challenge, in particular around the start of term. Therefore it is good if you find out early the housing options that exist. You should also check up what applies to join the housing queue.

In Skåne, you are relatively near to most things, and there is well-developed public transport. If you have difficulty finding housing in Lund, one alternative is to live in a nearby town. Some of the housing agencies and summary sites are the following:

Language groups in the locality

Albanian, Arabic, Danish, Dari, English, Finnish, French, Chinese, Persian, Polish, Romani, Serbo-Croat, Somali, Spanish, Thai and German.

Associations and organisations

The Red Cross operates a meeting point for immigrants and Swedes via Internationella huset in Lund. It offers various activities, such as study circles, cookery and lectures. There is also a café on the premises. Read more about the Red Cross' activities in Lund on their website.

Another association in Lund, Individuell Människohjälp, IM, has various activities for immigrants and Swedes. TAMAM has lots of activities for children, young persons and young adults in the form of sports, culture, homework help, camps and outings. The library has a language café that is open to all, where we speak Swedish and drink coffee once a week.

What is available in the immediate area

On Lund municipality's website you can find information about both what is happening in the city right now and the help and support you can get from the municipality.


On the municipality's website you can find more information about open nursery schools, other nursery schools, family day nurseries, and more.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

On Lund municipality's website you can find information about schools and educational opportunities in Lund, with tips about international schools, first languages, home languages and much else.

Education opportunities

If you want to educate yourself as an adult, there is information here.

Health and medical care

There are several medical centres in Lund. Ante-natal and child healthcare clinics can be found via Region Skåne, but also on the website Vå

Accident and emergency clinic in Lund is open all day and night all days of the week, and takes care of serious cases of illness or accidents. In Lund there is also access to dental care.

Interpreter assistance

We use the interpreter service in Lund.

Public transport

Search for information about trains and buses via Skånetrafiken's website.

Work and entrepreneurship

Vacant jobs within Lund municipality can be found on the municipality's website.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

Write in any word to filter the list
Job headingProfession
Junior Mjukvaruutvecklare till Axis Communications! Systemutvecklare/Programmerare
Spännande och innovativa Element Logic söker Servicekoordinator! Gruppledare för kontorspersonal
Technical Services Engineer to Axis Communications Servicetekniker, data
IM söker medarbetare inom telemarketing Medlemsvärvare, intresseorg./Telefonkommunikatör
Förskollärare Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Drivna projektledare till Axis Communications Mjukvaruutvecklare
Personlig assistent för helgarbete till man i Lund Personlig assistent
Technical communicator Civilingenjör, maskin
Undersköterskor till Särskilt boende i Lund Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Bonumvärd Fastighetstekniker/Drifttekniker, fastighet
Timvikarie som lärare , fritidspedagog / barnskötare / servicebiträde Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 1-3
Förskollärare med samordnaransvar Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Undersköterska till Internmedicin avdelning 7 i Lund Undersköterska, vård- o specialavd. o mottagning
Spare Part & Master Data Specialist Statistiker
Sjuksköterskor till Internmedicin avdelning 7 i Lund Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Bibliotekarie på gymnasieskola Skolbibliotekarie
Forskningssjuksköterska till ALFoNS - studien i Malmö / Lund Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
BMA , vikariat , till Cytologienheten , Klinisk patologi i Lund Biomedicinsk analytiker
Processingenjör? Ta chansen och var med på ALTENs storsatsning inom Pharma! Medicinteknisk ingenjör
Grafisk formgivare till Headbrands i Lund Grafisk formgivare

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Service map

Here you can see which services are available in the municipality. You can also use the search field in the map to find and mark a location, for example a residential address.

Choose what should be displayed on the map

There may be more jobs avaible

Some job ads lacks an address to the workplace and will not be displayed on the map, but can be found under the tab "Vacant jobs".


​​Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

115 000 

Size by area

439 km2

Distance to larger towns

19 km från Malmö 

27 km från Malmö Airport 

68 km till Köpenhamn​

Municipality’s website​

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