Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a research-intensive university with 3,700 employees, including 240 professors, and 3,800 undergraduate students and 700 PhD students, spread over 4 localities of which the one at Uppsala is the largest one.
SLU is a sector university under the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications. The SLU mission is to develop knowledge and expertise that contributes to quality of life and sustainable growth, based on a long-term utilization of biological natural resources. SLU has national responsibilities as well as international obligations as part of Swedish international commitments and policies. SLU is successfully participating in more than 60 EU Framework programs, several of which as coordinator.