Animal science includes the anatomy, fysiology, behavoiur, breeding, feeding and management of animals that are under the control of humankind. The animals studied are livestock species and also companion animals like dogs and cats, and many exotic species.
Here you will find information on previous courses
SCAW was established in 2008 with the aim to support research and education within animal welfare. The Government instructed SLU to form SCAW: "In order to gather the country's expertise and
The Scientific Council is a risk assessment body for animal welfare. The Council identifies, compiles and evaluates scientific research on animal welfare and related issues, such as economics for
is a national center for animal welfare in Sweden.
Here you can read the Scientific Council for Animal Welfares' reports The reports are written in Swedish 2019 Yttrande om djurskydd inom grisuppfödning 2018 Yttrande om minkhållning i Sverige
Here you will find information about ongoing projects at SCAW.
Here you will find information about upcoming online courses. At the moment there are no online courses in english. Please visit the swedish site for information about online courses in swedish.
NordCAW (Nordic Network for Communicating Animal Welfare) is a Nordic co-operation to communicate within animal welfare. SCAW is one of the initiators of the project.
Here you will find information about ongoing projects concerning wildlife. This page is under construction
Here you will find information about ongoing projects concerning farm animals. This page is under construction
Here you will find information about and registration to upcoming seminars
SCAW offers several animal welfare seminars. Many of the seminars are also given as online courses. SCAW's courses are suitable for people who work with animal welfare issues in the county