The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (ICM) is involved in education across a broad range of biology topics at bachelor, master and PhD level.

Undergraduate studies (bachelor and master)

Postgraduate (PhD) studies

Undergraduate studies

At bachelor and master level, ICM is involved in a large number of courses and programmes in topics ranging from cell biology to biophysics.

All undergraduate level biology programmes and courses at Uppsala University are organised and coordinated by the Biology Education Centre (IBG). More information about all biology programmes and courses is available at the IBG website.

Postgraduate (PhD) studies in a stimulating environment

ICM attracts researchers and students from all over the world and we are one of the most prominent departments in Europe in the subject. At the department, we train PhD students in different specializations such as biophysics, bioinformatics, computational biology, cell biology, chemical biology, microbiology, molecular biology, molecular biotechnology, molecular evolution, molecular immunology, structural biology, and systems biology.

Pedagogical projects and awards

ICM strives to continuously develop and improve our education. Several of our teachers have been awarded pedagogical awards or appointed as excellent teachers.

Our projects and awards

Do you have questions?

For questions about undergraduate studies at ICM, you are welcome to contact the directors of studies (Andrea Hinas, Hugo Gutierrez de Teran) or pedagogical leader (Staffan Svärd) by sending an e-mail to

Anders Virtanen is director of studies for postgraduate/PhD studies.

Last modified: 2021-10-06