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 the spring term of 2024 and starts in January.

  • 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!


  • Final Exam will be given the 8th of March 2024. 
  • Re-Exam will be announced during the course


Link to schedule: Spring term 2024

Credit transfer

Information about Credit transfer

Please send your application to the course administrator.


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 karin.wrangö when the course starts. 

You can read more via this link:

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.

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Nicolas Pillon

Course Director
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Karin Wrangö

Educational administrator
Content reviewer:
Karin Wrangö