Molecular Bioenergetics and Biophysics, 10 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Spring 2024, 67%, Campus

    Start date: 15 January 2024

    End date: 17 March 2024

    Application deadline: 16 October 2023

    Application code: UU-66407 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Uppsala

    Registration: 27 December 2023 – 14 January 2024

Entry requirements: 30 credits in basic chemistry including 5 credits in biochemistry and 5 credits in physical chemistry


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

About the course

The course covers the structure, function and molecular mechanisms of membrane proteins and their role in biological energy conversion. Energy conversion of eukaryote and prokaryote cells, photosynthesis, and respiration, with a focus on thermodynamic principles of biological processes. Subjects that are emphasised are entropy, chemical potential and the biochemical standard state, biological redox reactions and electron transport.

More information


Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1 751 20 Uppsala

Box 523, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 6842


Chemistry education office


Telephone: +46 18 471 37 10, +46 18 471 37 11