Education at Bachelor's and Master's level

Last changed: 02 September 2021
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The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science offers education with focus on animals.

Education takes place mainly in Uppsala but also in Flyinge, Strömsholm and Wången.

The faculty offers Bachelor's and Master's programmes, professional programmes and separate courses. Several of the programmes listed below are among the most popular in Sweden, in terms of number of applicants per offered place.

Bachelor's programmes

(180 credits, three years of studies at first-cycle level)
Programmes are taught in Swedish.

  • Animal Science and Sustainability (Location: Uppsala)
  • Ethology and Animal Welfare (Location: Uppsala)

Master's programmes

(120 credits, two years of studies at second-cycle level)
Programmes are taught in English.

Professional programmes

Programmes are taught in Swedish.

  • Equine Science, 180 credits (Locations: Flyinge, Strömsholm and Wången)
  • Veterinary Medicine programme, 330 credits (Location: Uppsala)
  • Veterinary Nursing programme, 180 credits (Location: Uppsala)


Supplementary education

Education is taught in Swedish.

The Veterinary Medicine programme was evaluated in 2017 and 2018 by the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE).

The evaluation resulted in a Self Evaluation Report and a Final Report.


Karin Camp, Faculty programme director
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, SLU, + 46 18 67 26 65

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