Target groups
Fully qualified physicians (e.g. infectious diseases specialists, infectious diseases residents, paediatricians, doctors planning to work abroad in developing countries, and other medical doctors with interest in tropical medicine).

The course language is English and participants from countries outside Sweden are also welcomed.



The next course is preliminary planned for during Nov 2025 – Feb 2026.

It will open for applications in late spring 2025 with deadline in end of August 2025. 

The application should include:

  • Short CV with clinical and research experience
  • Information on wether the application is for the full 3+1 week course in Stockholm or only for separate weeks (w1 or w2)
  • Information if you want to participate in the field visit to Ethiopia

Do not forget to provide information about where the invoice should be sent.

Please submit your application to:
Course administrator Johanna Erbom, preferably by e-mail:


Course leader Hilmir Asgeirsson, e-mail:

Post address: Department of Infectious Diseases I73, Karolinska University Hospital, SE-14186 Huddinge, Sweden.

Applications sent to the previous course administrators (Mary Hyll and Sara Roth de Albuquerque) will be forwarded to the course leaders.

Deadline for application for the course 2023-2024 was August 27th 2023
Information on acceptance was distributed by e-mail (in the first week of September 2023).

Course fee  (2023-2024) 

  • The fee for the Swedish part is a total of 26 000 Swedish Crowns (SEK).
  • The fee for one single week (w 1-2) is 8000 SEK.
  • The cost for the two week field visit to Ethiopia is 34 000 SEK (participation in the whole theoretical part is required). This covers local transportation, full teaching program and full board. 
  • The cost for the full course (3+1 weeks in Stockholm + field visit to Ethiopia) is 60 000 SEK.

The Flight to Ethiopia (or other African country) is not included (approx. 8-10 000 SEK).