Founded in 1666, Lund University is today one of the largest, oldest and broadest universities in Scandinavia and is consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. Lund University has an excellent academic reputation with a large number of visiting professors and international students. With eight faculties, the University’s activities cover education and research in engineering, science, law, social sciences, economics, medicine, humanities, theology, fine arts, music and drama. Around 47 000 students study at the University, which has some 6 800 employees. The majority of the University’s activities are in Lund, but a number of education and research departments are based in Malmö. The University also has a growing campus in Helsingborg and a School of Aviation in Ljungbyhed.