About the Department of Animal Environment and Health

Last changed: 11 September 2023
Photo: Research building, SLU, Skara.

The Department of Animal Environment and Health mainly work with farm and companion animals but also other animals including fish. The aim of the department is to increase knowledge about the relationship between housing, management, feeding, housing environment, animal health, behaviour, animal welfare, ethics and environmental hygiene. This will be achieved through research, education and research information.

The department is situated both at the campus in Skara and Ultuna campus in Uppsala, but also have staff in Gothenburg and at our research farm Götala. About 65 people are employed at the department. 

Contact details to key people

Head of department: Anders Karlsson, telephone +46 511-67210.
Deputy head of department: Anna Wallenbeck, telephone +46 18-674504.
Director of Postgraduate Studies: Katarina Arvidsson Segerkvist, telephone +46 511-67144.
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Lisa Lundin, telephone +46 18-671650.
Head of the bachelor programme in Ethology and Animal Welfare: Claes Andersson, telephone +46 18-672136. 

Contact details to staff in Skara

Visiting address: Gråbrödragatan 19, SE-532 31 Skara, SWEDEN
Postal address: P.O.B. 234, SE-532 23 Skara, SWEDEN
Telephone: +46 511-671 00 (exchange)
E-mail: hmh@slu.se 

Contact details to staff in Uppsala

Visiting address: Centre for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (VHC), Ulls väg 26, SE-756 51 Uppsala (house 5, floor 3), SWEDEN
Postal address: P.O.B. 7068, SE-750 07 Uppsala, SWEDEN
Telephone: +46 18-67 10 00 (exchange) 

Contact details to staff sitting at Götala research farm

Götala Beef and Lamb Research Center, SE-532 94 SKARA
Telephone: +46 70-543 70 02
E-mail: gotala@slu.se