Faunistics, Vertebrates, 10 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, Mixed, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 5 June 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-67401 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

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

    Registration: 16 December 2021 – 16 January 2022

Entry requirements: 60 credits in biology and 3 credits faunistics or zoology.


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 21,667

Tuition fee, total: SEK 21,667

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

Email: info@ibg.uu.se

Study counselling biology

Email: studycounsellor@ibg.uu.se