The research funded by FAS is divided into six main areas, with associated sub-areas. A general description of the research conducted within the six main areas is provided below.
FAS is responsible for the coordination of socio-scientific alcohol and drugs research and the coordination of research on
- Functional impairments
- International migration and ethnic relations (IMER)
- Children and young people
- The elderly
FAS monitors research into hypersensitivity to electricity and other effects of electromagnetic fields and submits annual reports to the Swedish Government.