About the Faculty
Nature, environment, climate and man's use of natural resources are subject that influence people's daily lives and are the sources of lively public debate. The mission of the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences is to advance and impart knowledge that will lead to management of our natural resources in an ecologically, socially and economically sustainable manner.
With 1,700 students and 1,100 employees, the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ) is the largest of the four faculties at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
The faculty encompasses a wide range of disciplines and is divided into 15 departments within 4 clusters. Alongside the departments are a number of collaborative centres.
Most of our deparments and units, as well as the faculty office, are located in Uppsala, although important work is also done at Umeå, Öregrund, Drottningholm, Karlskrona, Skara, Lysekil and Grimsö.