Research areas and keywords
UKÄ subject classification
Type of infrastructure
- Physical collections
- Digital collections
Name of national/international infrastructure this infrastructure belongs toThe Botanical Garden at Lund University is cooperating with university gardens in Stockholm, Uppsala and Gothenburg, and is a member of the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) network.
DescriptionA university garden has existed in Lund since 1690, at the present location since 1867. Around 7000 plant species are grown on 8 hectares, in the open field as well as in the greenhouse. The garden participates in science and university education, it conserves endangered species ex-situ, and plays a major role in public outreach. The garden has ca 600.000 visitors each year, and more than 2000 children participate in our school program.
Equipment and resourcesRoom for exhibitions with great outreach potential
An attractive environment for university guest recreation
Digital and physical collections7000 plant species available for scientific studies and on-site education
Services providedOn-site education
Guided tours are provided according to agreement at a fee
Info-mail providing answers to questions from the public related to plants and environmental science
Student trainees are accepted
Management of the infrastructureThe Botanical Garden is managed by a director at a daily basis and led by a board.
Available for loanNot available for loan
Terms of access:
Free entrance to the garden and greenhouse<br/>Opening hours 6-20 (winter), 6-21.30 (summer). Greenhouse open 11-15<br/>Access to a collection database on request