Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Research at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Test-tube with plants. Photo: Viktor Wrange

Animals, plants and people - SLU has a solid basis of research, aiming for a sustainable development in Sweden as well as internationally.

A great deal of all biological research in Sweden is conducted at SLU.

Research ranges from cultivation technique, rural development, animal and human health to biotechnology and functional genomics.

More information about the Wallenberg Academy Fellows program.


2014-03-31 -  SLU Professor in Darwin Foundation
Jorge López-Moreno, Professor in virology at SLU´s BVF department, has been appointed “active member of the general assembly” of the Charles Darwin Foundation.
2014-03-05 -  Discovery of a new bird family
Based on analysis of several genes, a team of researchers from five countries, incl SLU researcher Per Alström, identified ten primary branches in the tree of life of one of the largest groups of passerine...
2014-02-25 -  MareFrame - Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management
The new EC-funded research and technological development project MareFrame “Co-creating Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions“ was launched this year.
2014-02-05 -  No place like elsewhere for the lodgepole pine
Thanks to its excellent growth, the Canadian lodgepole pine has become a popular feature of forestry in Northern Sweden. Researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are now able to...

Research excellence

Read more about successful research teams, some important grants, individual distinctions, publishing and citations, research collaborations and university rankings:

Popular science

Juniperus. Photo: Nora Adelsköld

Here you can find our popular science publications (Shaping the Future, Findings in Brief, Forest Facts, Currents, etc.)

Fields of interest

Grazing cows.

SLU's research and environmental monitoring and assessment in ten fields of interest that follow SLU's sector branches and other groups of interest in society.  

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SLU, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has its main locations in Alnarp, Skara, Umeå and Uppsala.
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