No. 8

Frescati Hagväg 8
Frescati Hagväg 8


The building was designed by architect Charles Lindholm (1870-1955) to house the former Royal College of Forestry, which moved in here in 1917.

What is here today

The Department of Psychology has operated here since 1982.

Fun facts

No. 8D contains the hall “Lejonkulan” (lion’s den) with new study and dining areas for students. It is located in the right wing of the main building and was named after the work of art “The Vegetarian Lion” by artist Johan Svensson. The work is on display in the entrance hall.

Hanging above the main entrance to the property is a bear carved out of granite.


No. 9

Frescati Hagväg 9
Frescati Hagväg 9


The building was constructed for the Royal College of Forestry in 1965 as a phytotron, i.e., a building containing different climate chambers for studying plant response to different light, temperature and humidity conditions. The property was taken over by the Department of Psychology in 1982 and renamed the Gösta Ekman Laboratory for Sensory Research, after Professor Gösta Ekman who was active during 1952-1967.

What is here today

The Department of Psychology has operated here since 1982, and the Department of Special Education since 2013 (9 B).

Fun facts

This was Sweden’s first phytotron facility.


No. 10

Frescati Hagväg 10
Frescati Hagväg 10

The building was designed by architect Gunnar Forszén (1908-1966) and constructed in the mid-1950s to house the Royal College of Forestry Library. In the 1980s, the premises were taken over by the National Library for Psychology and Education.

What is here today

The Department of Special Education.

Fun facts

The National Library for Psychology and Education was a specialist and national resource library for psychology and education, with origins dating back to 1885 (Pedagogiska biblioteket). The library included a collection of textbooks from the 18th century onwards.


No. 12

Frescati Hagväg 12
Frescati Hagväg 12


The building was constructed as a home for students at the Royal College of Forestry, was designed by architect Cyrillus Johansson (1884-1959), and inaugurated in 1951.

What is here today

The Department of Psychology has operated here since 1982.

Fun facts

The student union sold this building and used the funds to build a student union building in Umeå, where the Faculty of Forestry is now located.


No. 14

Frescati Hagväg 14
Frescati Hagväg 14


The building was constructed in the mid-1940s and has served as both a library and archive for essays from the Department of Psychology from the 1950s and onwards.

What is here today

The Department of Psychology has operated here since 1982.


No. 16

Frescati Hagväg 16
Frescati Hagväg 16

The building was designed in the mid-1950s by Gunnar Forszén (1908-1966) and Artur von Schmalensee (1900-1972), and was constructed for the the Swedish Institute of Experimental Forestry/Swedish Forest Research Institute.

What is here today

The Stress Research Institute (16 A) and the Department of Child and Youth Studies (16 B).


No. 20

Frescati Hagväg 20
Frescati Hagväg 20


This side building was constructed to house the Department of Child and Youth Studies and was inaugurated in 2012.

What is here today

The Department of Child and Youth Studies.


No. 22-24

Frescati Hagväg 20-22

Frescati Hagväg 22-24


The building was designed by architect Charles Lindholm (1870-1955) and constructed in 1917, when the Swedish Forest Research Institute moved in.

What is here today

The Department of Child and Youth Studies.