Horticultural Science - Master's Programme

Published: 08 April 2021
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This webpage is for students on the Horticultural Science - Master's Programme.

Here you will find information about the programme, your course schedule, contact information, and the documents that regulate the education.

Navigate by clicking on the headings below.

Welcome letter 2021

Congratulations on your place at SLU and on the Horticultural Science Master’s programme! We look forward to meeting you here in Alnarp this autumn.

The autumn semester 2021 begins with roll call and study information.

Date: Monday 30th August

Time and place: On the pages for new students, you will find information about the study start and when the roll call for your programme begins.

On these pages, you will also find all the information you need as a new student at SLU, including information about the orientation days. The orientation days are not mandatory but we recommend that you attend them. They take place at the end of August, before the semester starts, and provide essential and useful information about your stay in Sweden and your studies at SLU.

Your first course will be BI1309 Horticultural Systems and Future Challenges

On the course page, you will find a timetable for your classes and other course-related information. Timetables and reading lists will be published at least four weeks before the course starts.

If you have questions regarding the programme in general, contact me. If you have questions about the first course, contact Lars Mogren (Lars.Mogren@slu.se).

I’m looking forward to meeting you in Alnarp in August!

Once again, welcome to SLU!


Karl-Johan Bergstrand

Director of Studies

+46 (0) 40 41 53 43

Admission to latter part

Here you will find information about admission to latter parts of SLU programmes and how you apply.

In autumn semester 2021 the available places on the programme are:

  • Year 2: 9 places


If there are more qualified applicants than available places when the application period has ended, than the applicants are ranked according to how many credits they can transfer to the degree. When the applicants have equal credentials, lottery is applied.

  • This programme is taught in English.
  • The name of the programme in Swedish is masterprogram i trädgårdsvetenskap.


Programme director of studies - Horticultural Science

Karl-Johan Bergstrand, Researcher at the Department of Biosystems and Technology
Telephone: +46 (0)40-415343
E-mail: karl-johan.bergstrand@slu.se


Contact the education officer if you have any questions about study programme  regulations. Helena Elofsson, phone +46 (0)40-41 5463,  E-mail: helena.s.elofsson@slu.se

Contact the education administrator if you have any questions about LADOK registration, certificates or courses. Desirée Mattsson, phone +46 (0)40-41 5304, E-mail: desiree.mattsson@slu.se

For information about credit transfer, please mail to: credittransfer@slu.se

Page editor: boel.sandskar@slu.se