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About the Department of Urban and Rural Development

Department of Urban and Rural Development is a multi- and trans-disciplinary department focusing on the societal aspects of SLU’s areas of responsibility. We are located at Campus Ultuna in Uppsala. Below you find addresses and a map with directions, contact information to vital functions and lists of employees at the department.

At the Department of Urban and Rural Development, there are five subject divisions that conduct education and research, as well as two national centers that carry out government assignments, disseminate knowledge, offer advice and education. With more than 135 full-time employees, we are among the largest departments at SLU.


Division of Political Science and Natural Resource Management

With the Unit for Environmental Integration (including Sida's Helpdesk för Environment and Climate Changes), and the SLU Swedish Biodidiversity Centre.

Published: 19 October 2023 - Page editor: anni.hoffren@slu.se