For students attending the course Physiology (13 credits) course code 1BI046

The course focuses on physiological principles and regulatory mechanisms within the following areas: membranes and nerves; autonomic nervous system; muscle (skeletal, heart, and smooth muscle); heart and circulation; respiration; kidney, fluid and electrolyte balance, acid-base control; gastrointestinal tract; endocrinology and reproduction; regulation of body temperature and exercise physiology. On the couse website, you find relevant information, and links to the schedule and the canvas login.


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Information about the course

The course will be held in spring term 2022 and starts on January 17th.

  • Ladok registration. Before each new course, you will register in Ladok for your course. Unless otherwise stated in the course information for that specific course, the registration is open from one week before the course starts to two days after it has started. Login to Ladok and make sure that your contact information in Ladok is correct. This is important to make sure that you receive all the study information you need.

  • The course web on Canvas will be updated regularly. Please also check the Announcements in Canvas regularly for urgent notices!



The exam for spring term 2022 was held on March 11th, 2022.

The re-exam of spring term 2022 was held on April 27th, 2022.


The next re-exam will be held on August 18th, 2022 from 13.00 to 16.30.

The exam will be conducted digitally in the system Inspera Assessment.

Location: Widerströmska skrivsalen Solna
Address: Tomtebodavägen 18, 171 65 Solna

Sign up for the exam by using the link below, no later than August 10th.

If you are studying with disabilities and have a certificate of disability at KI issued by Viktoria Hansson at KI, e-mail the certificate to no later than one (1) week before the exam.


The university management is monitoring developments on a daily basis via the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The health, wellbeing and safety of KI’s staff and students are our highest priority. Please follow the information on the KI web site:

Information about the corona virus for staff and students

Student information about education regarding Corona


Link to schedule spring term 2022.

Credit transfer

Information about Credit transfer

Please send your application to the course administrator.


Kursexpeditionen för Fysiologi och Farmakologi
Biomedicum /Quarter A3
Solnavägen 9
171 65 Solna

Studying with disabilities at KI

Students at Karolinska Institutet who need alternative examinations must present a certificate of disability. The certificate is given or emailed to the course expedition at the start of the course or at least 2 weeks before the exam.

A certificate of disability at KI is issued by Viktoria Hansson. E-mail:  

The course expedition does not receive any individual medical certificates / statements about disability. 

Please send your certificate issued by Viktoria Hansson to the course administrator when the course starts. 

You can read more in the link below:

Course survey and analysis

The course is evaluated according to the guidelines set by the Board of Education (now Committee of Education).

Contact information

KI department responsible for the course: Department of Physiology and Pharmacology.

Nicolas Pillon

Course Director

Diana Jusufovic

Educational administrator