About us

Last changed: 12 December 2017

Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies conducts research, education and environmental monitoring in wildlife and fish. The research is both applied and basic and is concentrated in different competence areas: Forest zooecology and biodiversity, Fish biology and genetics, and Wildlife and fish tourism.

The department was formed in 2007 after the merging of the two former SLU departments, Animal ecology and Aquaculture.


Head of department: Göran Ericsson, +46 (0)90-786 8508
Assistant head of department: Joakim Hjältén, +46 (0)90-786 8400

Financial Officer: Carl Lagerqvist +46 (0)90-786 8483
Department Administrator: Charlotta Åström +46 (0)90-786 8686
Department Assistant: Kicki Lindberg +46 (0)90-786 8190

Master thesis coordinator: Therese Johansson, +46 (0)72-2289881
Undergraduate studies coordinator: Roger Pettersson +46 (0)90-786 8261
PhD coordinator: Navinder Singh  +46 (0)70-6760103
PhD coordinator: Joris Cromsigt +46 (0)90-7868388
Masterprogram coordinator: John Ball +46 (0)90-7868418

Staff at the department of wildlife, fish, and enviromental studies:
Staff at the department


Postal address: Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, SE-901 83 Umeå, Sweden
Visiting address: Skogsmarksgränd, SE-907 36, Umeå, Sweden
Payment address: SLU Fakturamottagning Box 7090, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Where to find us: link to map