Support for researchers

Last changed: 04 October 2017

Here you can find information for researchers at SLU.

The page is administrated by the university's web team, with information collected from the staff web and from SLU's external web.

If important information is missing, or if you find broken links, please contact the team at: If you have any questions about the content of the specific pages, please contact the page editor for each page! 


Archiving of research materials | Competitive intelligence | Doctoral education | Ethical questions | Funding and finances | Geographical IT | Information retrieval | Infrastructure | Language support | Legal questions | Patents and commercialisation of research resultsPublishing | Research careers | Research facilities | Researcher mobility | Social life / Cultural exchange | Statistics supportProvide the proper SLU address when publishing



Archiving of research materials



Competitive intelligence

Information on competitive intelligence - on how to systematically gather and analyse factors in the competitive environment that is of importance for the organisation or the research project: Library, competitive intelligence 



Doctoral education

Doctoral education at SLU : doctoral degree outcomes, rules, regulations, guidelines and contact persons.



Ethical questions



Funding and finances


Geographical IT

Consultations, software assistance, courses etc: GIS support 



Information retrieval

Courses and seminars on information retrieval, competitive intelligence, etc.: Library, research support.






Language support

Find the SLU language policy and many useful tips and tools for writers on the language pages.



Legal questions



Patents and commercialisation of research results

Free assistance with questions related to cooperation with industry, patents, contracts, business law and financing:  SLU Holding




The scientific publication process, open access, parallel publication, bibliometrics:



Research careers

SLU’s career ladder, guidelines for admission of docent (reader/associate professor) and advancement.: Academic career (in Swedish)



Research facilities

A page describing SLU’s research facilities (such as animal and field experiment facilities, advanced lab equipment, biological specimen banks, environmental data, etc.) has been constructed in Swedish. An English verision will be published as soon as possible. In the meantime, the Swedish list can be found on

NJ faculty

VH faculty

S faculty

Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies: Norrbyn, Norrfors, Kälarne/Aquaculture Centre North



Researcher mobility

  •  The research fellowship programme Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions
  • Staff exchange as part of the programmes Erasmus and NordPlus
  • Special support for international researchers, doctoral students and host departments at SLU is being established at the HR division during the autumn of 2016.



Social life / Cultural exchange


  • Families for International Friendship. FIF is a voluntary, non-political organisation which arranges contacts between guest researchers at Uppsala University/SLU and the residents of Uppsala.


Statistics support

  • Guidance in statistical and mathematical issues is provided for SLU employees by the Centre for Statistics.
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