Population Genomics 2019/2020 (15 credits)

Spring 19/20, 100 %, Campus

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 22 March 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-67442 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Entry Requirements: 150 credits including (1) 60 credits in biology and 30 credits in chemistry or 30 credits in earth science, or (2) 90 credits in biology. In both cases 15 credits at intermediate level in evolutionary biology, bioinformatics, genetics, or ecology are also required.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 36250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 36250

About the course:

Recent progress in genomics offers the possibility to obtain new insights on a large array of questions in evolutionary biology, with applications to areas as diverse as conservation biology and medicine. The course overarching aim will be to give students with a solid background in biology an overview of these questions and an in-depth understanding of the concepts and tools used to address them. The course will be organised around several modules and an independent project.

More information


Biology Education Centre

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