Document templates for student theses and SLU publications

Last changed: 29 May 2024

The SLU Library has document templates in Word for SLU publications. The templates follow the SLU visual identity.

SLU University Library templates

  • Doctoral theses. The SLU University Library thesis template is mandatory to use for doctoral theses (for the “kappa” or summary chapter in compilation theses and monographs). It can also be used for licentiate theses.
  • Student theses and independent student projects
  • Reports

The templates are continuously updated. The latest version of the library’s Word templates and tips on how to use them can be found here:

All templates follow the guidelines for SLU publications.

Other SLU templates

The SLU division of communication offers several templates. For example, there is a report template for InDesign if you prefer.


Pdf documents published by SLU must be compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations. You will find instructions on how to create accessible pdf files here: