Undergraduate education at MBB

The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB) is teaching for students of several different programmes of Karolinska Institutet.

In first-cycle education (undergraduate level) the department is involved in teaching within two programmes; Biomedicine, and Medicine.

In second-cycle education (graduate level) the department teaches in the Master programme in Biomedicine. Altogether teachers from MBB are active in six major courses within these programmes and more than 100 doctoral students, post docs, researchers and faculty from MBB are active in our teaching.

We also provide course laboratories to enable experimental studies within all educational programmes of Karolinska Institutet.

Bachelor's programme in biomedicine

Bachelor's programme in biomedicine

MBB is responsible for the courses; Introduction to Biomedical Science, General and Organic Chemistry (both semester 1), Biochemistry (semester 2) and Chemical Biology (semester 2).


Study Programme in Medicine (information in Swedish)

MBB is responsible for the course Basic Science 2 (semester 1) and teachers from MBB are also involved in the course Basic Science 1 (semester 1) as well as courses to be incorporated later in the programme and currently under development.

Master's programme in biomedicine

Master's Programme in Biomedicine

MBB is responsible for the course Frontiers in Biomedicine: Research Project 1 (semester 2).


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Håkan Andersson

Director of Undergraduate Education
Content reviewer:
Sara Lidman