Odeum is Lund University’s centrally located music centre.

Welcome to Odeum! Odeum is Lund University’s centre for student-based music-making, concerts, lectures and education. The historical roots go back to 1745 when Akademiska Kapellet (Lund University Academic Orchestra) was founded.


Within Odeum there are three student-based ensembles: the Lund University Academic Orchestra, the Lund Academic Choir and the Palaestra Vocal Ensemble.

See all of Odeum’s ensembles at a glance

Join one of Odeum’s ensembles!

Concerts and lectures

Odeum arranges around 40 concerts each year featuring both Odeum’s own ensembles as well as visiting ensembles. Lecturers and researchers, both within and outside Lund University,give lectures on music subjects. There is no admission fee for events unless otherwise stated.

Take a look at Odeum’s programme booklet (PDF) for the autumn semester 2021

Lund Contemporary 2021

Go directly to Odeum’s event calendar


Odeum offers university courses in ensemble music in collaboration with the Malmö Music Academy. The application is made at www.antagning.se.

Video recordings

Have a look at Odeum’s video-recorded concerts, lectures, talks and panel discussions.


Palaestra et Odeum
Paradisgatan 4, 223 50 Lund (entrance facing the University Square)
E-mail: info@odeum.lu.se
Webb: www.odeum.lu.se

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Social media

Facebook: @OdeumLundsUniversitet
Instagram: @odeum_lunduniversity