Conference venue

ECEM 2013 will be held at Lund University, Sweden. This medieval town was founded circa 990 and Lund University, which is the second oldest University in Sweden, was founded in 1666.
The times higher education world university rankings for 2011-2012 place Lund University in the top 100 list in the world. It is placed 45th in the world for Life Sciences and 80th in the world overall;

“Humour, innovation and a humanist perspective join critical
thinking and a concern for the environment as core values for
some 46,000 students and 6,200 staff at Lund. It was founded in
1666 and is now one of the largest Nordic educational and
research institutions.”
The Times Higher Education Report 2012

Lund is a quaint academic town with around 111 000 inhabitants, and roughly a third of the population are students or employees at Lund University. The close proximity to Copenhagen Airport makes this an ideal venue for international conferences. All conference activities including the scientific programme, exhibition and conference dinner, will take place in the historic student union castle (see image below), located in Lundagård, at the heart of the campus and town.