Step 3: Take a course in Swedish laws and regulations

Once you have received a decision from us that you have passed the proficiency test, the next step is to take a web course in Swedish laws and regulations. The course focuses on the laws and regulations to which the healthcare system is subject. The course is free of charge.

Follow these steps

  1. Sign up for the course in Swedish laws and regulations at Umeå University.
  2. Take the course full-time or part-time – you choose yourself.

Umeå University will notify you of the first available date to start the course.

More statutes you need to know

In the course you will learn about general statutes in Swedish health care. In order to have sufficient knowledge in your work, you also need to know about other statutes. During your clinical training, you will gain knowledge of important statutes for your profession. You can prepare for the training by reading these statutes:

Statutes that are important in the work of a doctor of medicine (in Swedish)

Please note!

You can do your practical service before, during or after the course.

Frequently asked questions

When can I take the course?

When you get a decision from the National Board of Health and Welfare that you have passed the proficiency test, you can apply to the web course in Swedish laws and regulations.

The course is suspended during the summer. Once you have registered for the course, Umeå University will notify you of the first available date to start the course. Admission takes place at regular intervals when there are vacancies. You can study the course full-time or part-time.

What happens if I do not pass?

You must pass the course in order to proceed. Contact the university for more information on what you need to do to be approved.

Do you have further questions about this step?

For more information on the course and how to register, go to Umeå University's website.

Rules for course in Swedish laws and regulations (in Swedish)

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