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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2015-10-01 -  SLU moves upwards in THE ranking
SLU has moved up a notch in this year´s Times Higher Education ranking list. In the 2015/2016 list, SLU now sits in the 201-250 category; i.e. one of the 250 best universities worldwide. Last year, SLU...
2015-10-01 -  Genetic findings may preserve threatened buffalo
Researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Uppsala University have in an international collaboration with Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and the Indonesian Institute...
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”...

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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