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History of Luleå University of Technology

From 50 students when it started, to a significant University with operations in four locations and close to 70 different research topics. Take part in Luleå University of Technology's exciting growth and history, from 1971 and onwards.

2021

LTU 50 years

2020

Photo: NASA

2019

Photo: Petra Älvstrand

2018

Photo: Magnus Stenberg

2017

5-TEK, Luleå University of Technology Photo: Linda Alfredsson

2016

Photo: Johan Baggström

2015

  Photo: Jennie Pettersson

2014

Vetenskapens hus Photo: Karl-William Sandström

2013

Luleå University of Technology Photo: Anna Thurfjell

2012

Benny Andersson

2011

Luleå University of Technology celebrates 40 years

The inauguration of the university's 40th anniversary celebration Photo: Karl-William Sandström

2010

Aerial photo of Luleå University of Technology in 2010 Photo: Bergslagsbild AB

2009

Johan Sterte will take over as Vice-Chancellor in 2009 Photo: Nicke Johansson

2008

The University Library Photo: Peder Sundström

2007

Winter on Regnbågsallén Photo: Peder Sundström

2006

Pia Sandvik Wiklund is installed as the new Vice-Chancellor by Ingegerd Palmér Photo: Per Pettersson

2005

Ice logo outside the university library in 2005 Photo: Rickard Garvare

2004

Photo: Per Pettersson

2003

Vice-chancellor Ingegerd Palmér Photo: Per Pettersson

2002

The University Library Photo: Lars Forsstedt

2001

Aerial photo of Luleå University of Technology Photo: Bergslagsbild

2000

Students at Regnbågsallén Photo: Robert Blombäck

1999

Library Square

1998

The B-house with the amphitheater facing Regnbågsallén and Vintergatan, 1998 Photo: Robert Blombäck

1997

B-house and Regnbågsallén Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1996

Theater Academy winter Photo: Anders Alm

1995

A-huset and Regnbågsallén Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1994

The University Library Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1993

Kårhuset in Skellefteå is inaugurated Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1992

Wibergsgården is inaugurated, donated to the University by Caesar Wiberg

1991

Lamp on Regnbågsallén outside the A-house Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1990

The B-house Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1989

The first companies move into the technology village of Aurorum Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1988

The House of Technology is inaugurated Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1987

The Centek buildning is inaugurated Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1986

F-house courtyard Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1985

The School of Music was inaugurated Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1984

The company party of the century 1984 Photo: Foto: K Roland Lindfors

1983

The Rainbow Avenue outside Ahuset Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1982

Students in the early 80's Photo: Foto: K Roland Lindfors

1981

Promotion Feast, 1981-11-06. Luleå Cathedral Photo: K. Roland Lindfors

1980

The C-house Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1979

Winter day at the University Photo: Bert Persson

1978

The music teacher line in the late 70s Photo: K Roland Lindfors

1977

The A-house is ready for occupancy Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

1976

Students and teachers at the university Photo: Foto: K Roland Lindfors

1975

The university under construction Photo: Bert Persson

1974

The first professor installation in 1974 Photo: Alf Lindbergh

1973

The university under construction Photo: Bert Persson

1972

The D-house in August 1972. Photo: Lennart Elfgren Photo: Lennart Elfgren

1971

The first batch of students marched in 1971 Photo: Norrbottens-Kuriren