Horticultural Science - Master's Programme

Published: 28 March 2019

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 2019

Welcome to Horticultural Science - Master's Programme!

We want to congratulate you on your choice of Master’s programme. 

The Master's programme Horticultural Science, and the autumn semester, will begin at 9:00 am, the 2nd of September 2019, with “Welcome to SLU” in the room Terra Nova in the building Agricum, Slottsvägen 2, Alnarp. At New student you can find all additional and relevant information that you need as a new student at SLU

You will start your studies with the course Horticultural Systems and Future Challenges (BI1309) and it is highly recommendable you visit the course homepage for the course, BI1309 Horticultural Systems and Future Challenges for more information. During summer, detailed information about the course literature and schedule, etc., will be published, so make sure you visit the site regularly.

The campus is located in Alnarp, situated between Malmö and Lund. For more information about the campus, including road descriptions and a campus map, please visit Campus Alnarp .

Again, we wish you a very warm welcome to the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Alnarp, and in particular, to the Horticultural Science Master's Programme! If you have any questions about the programme, please contact karl-johan.bergstrand@slu.se. For questions regarding the first course, please send an e-mail to the course leader Lars Mogren.

See you in September!

Kind regards

Karl-Johan Bergstrand
Director of studies

Admission to latter part of the programme

General information about admission to latter part of programmes and how to apply can be found here. Read this information first.

 For the autumn semester 2019, the following number of study places are available on Horticultural Science – Master’s Programme:

  • Year 2: 16 study places


If there at the end of the application period are more qualified applicants than study places, the applicants will be ranked according to the number of credits they are expected to be credited in the degree that the programme aims at. If the applicants’ merits are equal, selection is decided by lot.

  • 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 credit transfer or 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 and questions of a general study nature. Monika Gussarsson, phone +46 (0)40-41 5374, E-mail: monika.gussarsson@slu.se

Page editor: boel.sandskar@slu.se