Last changed: 10 September 2021

Welcome to the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences -- SLU. We hope that you will enjoy your new place of work. Here we have gathered information specifically for new employees at SLU. For more information, please browse our staff web. If you have any more questions, please turn to the person in charge of human resource matters at your department or division.

About SLU

SLU works in many different areas, ranging from research, education and environmental monitoring to external collaboration.

Certificate of employment

The certificate of employment which you received when you began working at SLU contains important information regarding your employment such as your salary and period of employment. Please ensure that the information listed in the certificate is correct.

Our campuses

SLU operates all over Sweden. SLU has three main campuses which are Alnarp, Ultuna/Uppsala and Umeå.

Alnarp castle, photo
Campusbuilding in Uppsala, photo
Campusbuilding in Umeå, photo

Register the bank account you want your salary to be paid into

If you do not have a bank account with Nordea, you need to register your bank account in another bank with them. Register your bank account at Nordeas website. (When registering a bank account, enter 506650 as the employer´s reg. number).

Tax card

In order for your income tax to be correct, you must submit a tax card to your Payroll Administrator.

Introduction days

Introduction days are arranged at the campuses every year. Information about when the introduction day will be held will be given to you by your Head of Department or your Department Administrator.

Web training for government employees

This training course, “Vårt uppdrag – min roll som statsanställd inom universitet och högskola” (Our mission – my role as a government employee at a university or college) aims to give employees at higher education institutions basic knowledge of what it means to be a government employee. The web-based course has been jointly produced by the universities of Gothenburg, Lund and Uppsala. 

Employee associations

There are three employee associations at SLU. Here you will find information and contact information for association representatives.


HR specialists
HR Unit, Division of Human Resources