Mission and Vision

Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports


The department’s mission is to carry out research and offer research-based education at the highest international level, and to conduct research within physical activity, diet and nutrition, health and sports with the aim of strengthening the scientific basis for promoting health, and preventing and treating disease.


The department’s vision is to remain Europe’s leading centre within its subject areas. The aim is to - through research and education - strengthen the scientific basis for people living healthy, long, high quality lives, as well as to ensure health promotion, and disease prevention and treatment.