Within Sweden the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is ranked eighth out of the eleven Swedish universities that appear in the Times Higher Educations (THE) ranking list of world-class universities, published today. Like last year, SLU’s position is in the interval 251–300.
The ranking is based primarily on how well the universities perform in three major categories: research, teaching and citations. This year 1258 institution are included in the rankning.
THE also publish annual rankings of the world's best young, and small universities, respectively. With a 36th place in the world list, SLU was earlier this year ranked as Sweden's best "young university" (2018-06-07), and as one of the world's ten best "smaller universities".