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Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund, one of six departments at the Faculty of Medicine. Clinical Sciences Lund intimately cooperate with Skåne University Hospital Lund, and the Medical Faculty in order to optimize the conditions for preclinical and clinical, translational research, research strategies and the development, as well as education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Various images from medical research. Photo collage.

About the department

Clinical Sciences Lund is organized in five sections, and holds educational in e.g. the MD programme, at present 500 registered PhD students with approximately 60 dissertations per year. Research is carried out even in the Clinical Sciences in Helsingborg, which is a division of the Department. Clinical Sciences Lund constitutes the largest unit within this level at Lund University.

Strong research areas include

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Transplantation
  • Cancer
  • Imaging and function
  • Inflammation
  • Movement disorders
  • Epilepsy



Doctoral theses

Department facts

Employees: 477
Professors: 48
Senior Professors: 29
Guest Professors: 1
PhD Students: 517
Defences of doctoral theses 2023: 52
Earnings 2023: 592 mkr
Government grants: 144 mkr
External funding: 448 mkr

Updated: June 2024

Board: period 2022-2024 (in Swedish, the Faculty's internal website)


Contact page

Visiting address, Department office:
Sölvegatan 19
221 84 Lund