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Biomedical Laboratory Science

About the programme

The programme in biomedical laboratory science is a three-year Bachelor programme corresponding to 180 higher education credits (hec). Students choose to specialize in laboratory medicine or clinical physiology after the first year. The programme has an intake of approximately 60 students. The programme starts in August (autumn).


Some of the courses during year 3 are given in English:

Laboratory Medícine: 

Clinical Physiology:


Studies corresponding to semester 1-4 at the Biomedical Laboratory Science programme. A very good command of English. Language proficiency B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Other courses in English may be available upon request. Please consult the curriculum at your right hand side and contact the international coordinator for more information.

Swedish-speaking exchange students are welcome to apply for all courses within the programme - more information can be found on GUL, the University of Gothenburg's learning management system.

Following evening course can be offered at the Faculty during the period January -June:

OM3203, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care, 7.5 hec

All courses open to exchange studentes at the University of Gothenburg can be found here.

Information about courses in Swedish language can be found here.

Academic year

AY 2019/20
Autumn semester 2019: 2 September – 19 January
Spring semester 2020: 20 January – 7 June

AY 2020/21
Autumn semester 2020: 31 August – 17 January
Spring semester 2021: 18 January – 6 June

Some educations programs may start earlier or later.

Our partners

Partnerships and agreements are quality-assured with academic and administrative staff to ensure the collaboration will work both ways. Find our student exchange agreements here.

Requests from freemovers

Unfortunately, we have no possibility accepting freemover* applicants to courses and clinical placements.

*A freemover is an international student who applies to a university abroad on his/her own, without beeing part of an exchange programme.

International Coordinator

Ingeborg Herbertsson

Academic Coordinator

Specialization Laboratory Medicine

Camilla Hesse

Specialization Clinical Physiology

Bente Gruner Sveälv

Page Manager: Ingeborg Herbertsson|Last update: 2/10/2020

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