Lund University, est. in 1666, has seven faculties and a number of research centres and specialised institutes, being the largest unit for research and higher education in Sweden. The University has developed into a modern international centre for research and higher education. At present, more than 34 000 students are enrolled at Lund University and altogether some 6000 people are employed. The Combustion Physics Laboratory of the Dept. of Physics has a long experience in simulation and experimental verification of combustion processes especially in internal combustion engines.