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Departments

Departments at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences.

Department of Animal Environment and Health

The aim of the department is to increase knowledge about the relationship between housing, management, feeding, housing environment, animal health, behaviour, animal welfare and environmental hygiene . This will be achieved through research, education and research information. In this way, the department will contribute: * to prevent and reduce health and welfare problems in domestic animals and * to promote the development of an animal and environmentally friendly animal housing, that...

  • VH Faculty
17 February 2010

Department of Animal Nutrition and Management

The Department conducts research and teaching about nutrition and management of several animal species such as cattle, pigs, poultry, reindeer, fish, horses and dogs.  

  • Department of Animal Nutrition and Management
  • VH Faculty
16 October 2015

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Genetic variation in animals is the base for our activities at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics. We work with farm animals, companion animals and many other kinds animals. Within research, education and collaboration with industry and other stakeholders, we strive for a sustainable use of animal genetic resources.

  • Genetics and breeding
  • Animal and dairy science
  • Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • VH Faculty
17 February 2010

Department of Clinical Sciences

Education and research   at  individual and   population level   in clinical and   comparative   veterinary medicine.

  • VH Faculty
17 February 2010

Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden

Research and education are carried out in an interdisciplinary environment in close collaboration between soil, plant, and animal disciplines. The department is  organised jointly between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (VH) and the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ).

  • Animal and dairy science
  • Agricultural science
  • Soil science
  • Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden
  • NJ Faculty
  • VH Faculty
  • Umeå
17 February 2010

Equine Science Unit

The Equine Science Program at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is te only university programme in Sweden which specialises in equine science. SLU is the head of the programme and it's located at the three National Equestrian Centres of Sweden, Flyinge, Strömsholm and Wången. The three national centres of Sweden are chosen as co-oprerations because of their different exceptional facilities, horses, arenas and professionals. The Equine Science Program is unique because of...

  • VH Faculty
17 February 2010
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