90% of Scandinavia’s Life Science students

Within Scandinavia, there is a very strong emphasis on education with public spending, amongst the highest in the world. This produces many talented individuals each year, which adds Medicon Valley’s ever-growing talent pool.


Among the main contributors to life science educations in Medicon Valley are University of Copenhagen and Lund University. These two universities are the two largest in Scandinavia in numbers of students and researchers and are ranked among the top 100 universities globally. They account for more than 90% of the life science related students in Scandinavia. 

In total there are 15 universities in Medicon Valley, including Copenhagen Business School, Malmö University and the Technical University of Denmark