Stensoffa -

Stensoffa Field Station


Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Biological Sciences


Stensoffa field station is situated 17 km east of Lund in the military training area Revingehed. The station is used as base station for biological field work in the nearby surroundings and for smaller indoor laboratory work or outdoor experiments at the station itself. The station is primarily used by researchers from the Department of Biology, but also by visiting researchers from other Swedish universities and from universities abroad. Outside of the field season (April to Sept), Stensoffa can be used for teaching, workshops, and meetings.

Equipment and resources

The following facilities are available to both local and visiting scientists:
-Two aviaries for songbirds
-Owl aviary
-Seminar room for teaching and workshops (max. 20 pers.)
-Indoor laboratory space

The station has two kitchens for self-catering and beds for up to 10 persons, primarily for researchers and students carrying out research at or in the surroundings of the station.

Current prices:
Internal users within Lund University:
Overnight stay* 120 SEK
Long-term stay (per month)* 2 400 SEK
Use of conference room per 24-h period 800 SEK
Use of general space (laboratory space) per week 800 SEK

External users:
Overnight stay* 220 SEK
Long-term stay (per month)* 4 400 SEK
Use of conference room per 24-h period** 1 200 SEK
Use of general space (laboratory space) per week** 1 200 SEK

* No moms (tax)
** External users will be charged 25% moms/tax on top of the given price

Services provided

The station has no staff on place. No service is provided.

Available for loan

Available for loan - internal and external

Terms of access:

Priority for access to research space is given to internal users from the Department of Biology. External users are booked on a first come first serve basis. Bookings of research space are made through Rachel Muheim, bookings of overnight stays and meetings through Cecilia Thomasson.