Neurobiological underpinnings of psychiatric disorders

Third-cycle level | 2.0 credits | Course code: SN00040
VT 2021
Study period: 2021-02-03 - 2021-02-12
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in Swedish but can be given in English if necessary
Application period: 2020-10-01 - 2020-10-21

Course description

The following topics will be covered:

  • Biological aspects of psychiatric disorders
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Methodologies that are used in experimental psychiatry and their validity, precision etc.
  • Ethical aspects

The course includes self studies, and one full week of lectures and group discussions.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

The course is open for registered doctoral students.


Selection is performed according to the following:

  1. PhD students at Sahlgrenska Academy,
  2. PhD students enrolled at another university within a formal collaborative agreement on doctoral education with Sahlgrenska Academy,
  3. PhD students enrolled at another faculty at the University of Gothenburg or another university in Sweden,
  4. PhD students enrolled at a university outside Sweden.

Other information

Course coordinators: Louise Adermark, och Mia Ericson,
Course administrator: Barbro Askerup,
Course dates: 3-12 February 2021
Number of course places: 7-21

Course syllabus



Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology

CONTACTLouise Adermark