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Department of Urban and Rural Development

We are a multi- and trans-disciplinary department. In our research and teaching we focus on the societal aspects of SLU’s areas of responsibility.

Welcome Erik Hysing - SLU's first professor of Political Science

Since September this year, Department of Urban and Rural Development and SLU has a professor of political science.

Erik Hysing.Foto.

Mistra Environmental Communication - Reframing communication for sustainability

A research programme on shaping how communication is understood and done.

A place for the dead - and the living

Interview with Helena Nordh, Professor of Landscape architecture, about her research on cemeteries.

Helena Nordh. Photo.

Trash Fish and Labour Rights

Two new research projects in Rural development explore supply chains, labour rights violations and fishery reforms in Vietnam.



Published: 14 December 2023 - Page editor: anni.hoffren@slu.se