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Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Find your future at SLU

The application period for international students is 18 October 2021 to 17 January 2022 for studies starting in the autumn semester 2022.

This is SLU

SLU among the world's best universities

In international comparisons, SLU is assessed of a 'very high quality'. In QS World University Rankings SLU is ranked as the third best university in the world in the fields of Agriculture & Forestry, and number 27 in the field of Veterinary Medicine.

Food Systems at SLU

During 2021, the world makes a joint effort to discuss and plan for sustainable food systems. The food system is a complex web of activities involving the production, processing, transport, and consumption of food. On this theme page, we gather current information from SLU concerning research, knowledge, collaborations and dialogues about how we can achieve a sustainable global food system.

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically.

SLU and the coronavirus

SLU follows the recommendations of the Government and the Public Health Agency of Sweden, and the guidelines for staff and students are updated accordingly. Information for both students and staff can be found via the button below.

Of special interest at SLU

Water is essential to life. At SLU more than 400 researchers and experts work with water-related issues. Read also about what SLU does for the climate and about our work to fulfil the goals in Agenda 2030.