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The course gives an introduction to the main subdisciplines of neuroscience, including neuroinformatics.

Following the course the student should be able to:

  • describe the micro- and macrostructure of the nervous system
  • describe the whole chain of structures and their functions, from single ion channels in the cell membranes to sensory, motor and cognitive functions
  • summate the scientific bases for how to achieve knowledge about the different parts of the nervous system
  • evaluate and describe the content in scientific articles within the fields of neuroscience and neuroinformatics.

 The course comprises lectures and practical exercises. 


This is a second cycle course. So you should fulfil general eligibility to attend second cycle course. Additionally, PHD students registered at KTH/KI/SU can also take the course. 

Since this is an introductory course, no prior knowledge of neuroscience or biology is required. Some of lectures cover mathematical models of neurons and networks -- to follow that it would help you are familiar with basic Calculus and Ordinary Differential Equations.


KTH main campus and Karolinska Institutet Campus Solna, Stockholm.


Here we will post the final schedule and lecture locations. For now 

Course start date: March 20th

Course exam date: May 29th

Lectures will be from 1300-1700hrs on Tuesdays and 800-1200hrs on Fridays.  

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