SLU conducts cutting-edge research and holds prominent positions in several university rankings.
STINT, the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education has awarded us the maximum five-star grade for our work with internationalisation, placing us alongside other leading Swedish universities. Read about the ranking here.
- Third best university in the world for agriculture and forestry, and 25th for veterinary science, 2023
Leiden Ranking CWTS
- First place among Swedish universities for life and earth sciences, 2018–2021
- Tenth place among Swedish universities for scientific impact, 2018–2021
National Taiwan University Rankings
- 13th place worldwide for plant and animal sciences, 60th for agriculture and 26th for environment and ecology, 2023
Shanghai Ranking Lists
- The ARWU overall ranking sees SLU among the 301–400 best universities worldwide, 2023.
- SLU performs well in the GRAS academic subject ranking, particularly for agricultural sciences (rank 9), ecology (rank 12), and veterinary sciences (rank 28).
Times Higher Education Ranking
- The new THE World University Rankings place SLU in the 351–400 interval, 2023.
- SLU ranks 58th among the world’s best young universities, making it the second best young university in Sweden, 2022.
Times Higher Education Impact Ranking
- As of 1 June 2023, we are now in the top 201–300 bracket of the 1 591 higher education institutions evaluated by the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023.
- We rank 13th for SDG 2 – zero hunger, 29th for SDG 13 – climate action, and 39th for SDG14 – life below water.
- SLU performs well in global sustainability rankings, 28 April 2022.