Course Syllabus for


KIM055F, 15 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2016
Decided by: FUN Margareta Sandahl
Date of establishment: 2016-11-01

General Information

Division: Immunotechnology
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching languages: English, Swedish


Immunological processes are important components of heath and disease. Products of immunological processes are often used for medical analysis. A fundamental understanding of such processes is therefore of critical importance for the development and application of new approaches in this field. In this course, immunological processes in eukaryotic organisms are studied and discussed to create a basis for research activities around such processes.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Course Contents

Theories, processes and methods in immunology

Course Literature

Paul, W.: Fundamental Immunology. Wolters Kluwer.

Instruction Details

Type of instruction: Self-study literature review

Examination Details

Examination format: Oral exam
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Admission requirements: Admitted as doctoral student at LTH
Assumed prior knowledge: Basic knowledge of immunology and cell biology
Selection criteria: Students in research subjects that in its general curriculum indicates the course as mandatory or one of a few mandatory alternatives.

Course Occasion Information

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