This is SLU
SLU (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) is a university with a clearly defined role in society: to take responsibility for the development of learning and expertise in areas concerning biological resources and biological production.
This responsibility stretches over the wide-ranging fields of agriculture, forestry and food industry to environmental questions, veterinary medicine and biotechnology. A comprehensive viewpoint, inter-disciplinary approach and applicability are keywords in SLU's research and teaching and in the contacts with industry and society.
University activities are spread between several departments in four faculties:
- Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science,
- Faculty of Natural Resources and Agriculture Sciences,
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science and
- Faculty of Forest Sciences.
A total of 3 080 people are currently employed at the university.
SLU offers a broad spectrum of educational programmes and single subjects courses. About 3 900 undergraduates and 720 postgraduate students are enrolled at SLU.
Main campuses are located at Alnarp, Skara, Ultuna and Umeå. Research and teaching activities are carried out throughout the country.