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About SLU

SLU is a university that is broad based both geographically and scientifically. Here you can find different facts about SLU, how we are organised, where we are located and how we are ranked in university rankings.

We make the world a better place

SLU is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life.

Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden.

We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.

This is SLU

SLU has the knowledge and tools to bring about genuine change. We contribute to something greater and life-changing. Through education, research and environmental assessment we are creating the right conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world. A short presentation about us.

What does SLU do for the climate?

We provide knowledge, decision support and facts about climate solutions. We teach our students about sustainability and they inspire us to further reduce our impact on climate.

SLU works with the climate 52 weeks a year. Illustration: Michael Kvick, SLU

SLU and Agenda 2030

Here, we give examples of SLU activities tied to the Sustainable Development Goals.

R/V Svea investigates the sea

The new Swedish research vessel Svea is now ready to investigate the sea. She is a marine resource for research and environmental assessment.

The ship Svea

Jobs and vacancies

Search among the current vacancies at SLU.

Contact SLU

Contact information and addresses to different functions, units and locations.

Ull's House, Ultuna. Photo.
Published: 06 July 2023 - Page editor: ew-red@slu.se