Department of Health Sciences

Unit profile


The Department of Health Sciences is one of six departments at the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University. We conduct research within the field of health sciences. Health promotion and prevention efforts, Treatment measures, Health and social care and Rehabilitation are key research areas. We work in close collaboration with health care and municipalities to translate research results into practical activities. The department is located in both Lund and Malmö and are closely linked to health care nationally and internationally, primary care and municipal activities. We conduct postgraduate education and our teachers are involved in the education of care and rehabilitation staff at undergraduate and advanced level.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Health Sciences

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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