Our activities

Last changed: 28 August 2023

Our activities include seminars, workshops and field trips that aim to enrich our students knowledge and promote networking with other researchers, society and industry.

We have joint activities with other research schools both at SLU as other universities. Click on the activities in the menues below to see the information of relevant coming activities as well as information of past events.



Workshops are a great oppportunity to deepen your knowledge on particular and specialized topics relevant for you as doctoral student. Come and visit this page regularly to get an updated overview of coming events!

LCA software workshop, september 2022

“LCA software workshop” was held on the 2nd and 7th of September 2022. A two days training workshop for Social and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA, ELCA).

You can even watch the two parts of the workshop at the Institution of Energy and Technology Youtube channel! Click on the links below:

Social LCA workshop

Environmental LCA workshop

How to become a post doc? (Annual event)

1-day workshop organized by the NJ faculty research schools for you who are thinking about continuing the academich path.

Date and time: May 5th 2023 9-14.45 hrs (including lunch if registered).

Place: Ratatosk room, VHC building

To register send an email to Saeid Karkehabadi latest April 26th. 

Information of the 2017 version of the workshop can be found at the Focus on Soils and Water research school.  

Career outside university for PhDs (Annual event)

This workshop aims to inform you who are thinking about pursuing a career outside of academia about the possibilities you have in the labor market outside of the university. 

Information about previous edition of the workshop can be found at the Focus on Soils and Water Graduate School. Get in contact with the organizers if you would like to suggest a new edition of the workshop.

Marlab Workshop, 5 september 2023

Are you interested in Matlab for data analysis, and modeling for different applications?

If yes, then this workshop is for you. No previous knowledge of Matlab is required, the workshop will give you an overview of the software and practical tips on how to use it. This is one of the activities organized by the research school of Sustainable Systems for Food, energy, and Biomaterials (SSFEB), SLU.

Our instructor will be: Gunnar Larsson, Researcher at the Department of Energy and Technology, SLU

Place:  (Ultuna Campus, Uppsala - SLU) and online

Date and time: 5 th September 2023 , 10- 12

Contact: Dalia Abdelfattah (dalia.abdelfattah@slu.se)

Summer schools: 

Take the opportunity of having an enriching professional, academic and personal experience at our summer schools!  

ELLS SA Bioeconomy Summer School 2023

If you are interested in the role of agriculture and forestry for bioeconomy with a special emphasis on Swedish bioeconomy examples and on the importance of digitalization, then check out the Bioeconomy summer school Bioeconomy: Euroleague for Life Sciences (euroleague-study.org)

When: The summer school will take place during 31 July - 11 August 2023

Where: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden

Application deadline: 22nd May 2023


For more information contact :

Martin Weih (martin.weih@slu.se) or Joel Jensen (joel.jensen@slu.se).

Summer School on Design of sustainable food systems , Italy, 2023

Summer School on Design of sustainable food systems in Pieve Tesino, Trento, Italy, 26th June -7th July 2023. 

The objective of the summer school is to provide participants with a theoretical overview and a basic toolbox to design and assess sustainability in agri-food systems, in an international environment.

Thanks to the funding provided by the Internationalization Program of the University of Tuscia, the registration is free of charge for doctoral students enrolled at SLU as one of the the five promoting Universities. 

More information at the website of University of Tuscia.

In 2022 the Summer School on Design of sustainable food systems took place on 1st-22 nd July.