For students attending the course Basic medical science (7,5 credits) course code 5HI023

This course will give you a basic knowledge in human anatomy, cell and tissue biology and biochemistry. Additionally, it will cover the physiology of the nervous system, cardiovascular and urinary system, respiratory system, digestive system, endocrine system, immune system and the reproductive system. It will also give you basic knowledge in common human diseases and disorders.


This course has recently changed, the old version of this course is 5HI002. Regarding Re-exams for this previous course contact Lotta Arborelius via e-mail (


The schedule will be published on TimeEdit no later than two weeks before the start of the course and will be available here.

Additionally, the schedule will be posted on canvas together with the course materials and specific course instructions. You will be able to access Canvas once you are admitted to the program.

About the course

The course is full time and held on campus Solna. It corresponds to 40 hours of study per week. The course usually starts in week 38 and runs for 4 weeks. Examination consists of a project work and presentation and a written exam.

Registration - mandatory

To be able to start your studies at KI you must

  • activate your student account
  • register for the course(s) you were admitted to

Please see the web page 'Web registration' for guidelines on how to register.


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Stefan Reitzner

Course leader 5HI023
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Sofia Pettersson

Educational administrator

Lorin Yousif

Educational administrator
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Malin Sandell

Student councelor
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