Faunistics, Vertebrates 2020/2021 (10 credits)

Spring 2021, Mixed, 33 %, Campus

Start date: 18 January 2021

End date: 6 June 2021

Application Deadline: 15 October 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-67401 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

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

Entry Requirements: 60 credits in biology and Floristics and Faunistics, 7.5 credits


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 21667

Tuition fee, total: SEK 21667

Please note: Meetings and excursions take place during mornings, evenings and weekends.

About the course:

This course provides advanced knowledge of vertebrates, with an emphasis on species knowledge and practical skills to identify vertebrate species in the field in Sweden. The course includes species identification of almost all Swedish vertebrates, as well as knowledge of their distribution, habitat requirements and general biology (feeding habits, tracks, sounds, movement and nesting ecology). Parts of the exams will be held in the field.

More information


Biology Education Centre

EBC, Norbyvägen 14 / BMC A8:1

Norbyvägen 14, 752 36 UPPSALA/Box 592, 751 24 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 4689 Fax: 018-471 4687

E-mail: info@ibg.uu.se

Robert Malmgren

E-mail: studievagledare@ibg.uu.se

Telephone: +46 70 167 96 33