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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, or Swedish Agricultural University (Swedish: Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet) (SLU) is a university in Sweden. Although its head office is located in Ultuna, Uppsala, the university has several campuses in different parts of Sweden, the other main facilities being Alnarp in Lomma Municipality, Skara, and Umeå. Unlike other state-owned universities in Sweden, it is funded through the budget for the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation[4] (previously the Ministry for Rural Affairs). The University was co-founder of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) which was established in 2001.[citation needed]

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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
MottoScience and Education for Sustainable Life
TypePublic university
Established1977 (1775)
ChairmanRolf Brennerfelt[1]
Vice-ChancellorMaria Knutson Wedel[1]
Academic staff
1.602[2]
Administrative staff
1.459[2]
Students4.434[2]
Undergraduates2.570[2]
Postgraduates1.280[2]
528[2]
Location,
Colors    Dark crimson and deep turquoise[3]
NicknameSLU
Websitehttp://www.slu.se/
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The university has four faculties: Faculty of Landscape Planning, Horticulture and Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Agriculture Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science and Faculty of Forest Sciences. SLU had in 2020 3155 full-time staff, 4216 full-time students, 559 research students and 191 professors.[5]