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.

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2015-08-27 -  SLU among the three best Swedish universities
In the newly published Leiden ranking, SLU is ranked as number three, after Karolinska institutet and Stockholm university.
2015-08-24 -  Africa-EU partnership in biobanking
The University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa is hosting the first meeting of the newly launched project “B3Africa - Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research across Europe and Africa”...
2015-08-19 -  SLU among the World´s “Top 300”
SLU maintains its position in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015. This year SLU is once again ranked as one of the 201–300 best universities in the world.
2015-07-30 -  Flower strips most effective in moderately complex agricultural landscapes
It is in moderately complex landscapes that it is most effective to deploy local conservation management measures to enhance biodiversity, such as flowering border zones. The SLU-researcher Mattias Jonsson...

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

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