A center for growth, Luleå is situated in the province of Norrbotten that spans a quarter of Sweden’s surface area. Luleå is a city of contrast – having warm and sunny summers and cold winters with lots of snow. You will be surprised by the international atmosphere while at the same time the closeness to unspoiled countryside opens up for unlimited possibilities. In Luleå you will find the metropolitan abundance and pulse as well as the small town´s quality of life.
Luleå University of Technology, LTU, with 16,000 students and 1,700 employees, provides world-class research and education. Luleå is a city of dynamic enterprise, with everything from the steel and tech industries to a broad service industry, a growing trade and tourism industry, as well as new, creative industries such as film production and digital design. Luleå is home to a wide array of music, dance, theatre, film, art and history, courtesy of the Norrbotten County Theatre, Kulturens hus, Kulturcentrum Ebeneser, the Norrbotten County Museum, the Hägnan Outdoor Museum and others. Welcome to Luleå — the town by the sea.