Safety course

Mandatory safety course for students

at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • The course consists of two modules and is a mandatory part of the Master’s degree studies at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
  • The two modules are held annually in January / February in connection with introduction to the bachelor project
  • If you are unable to attend the courses at the start of the year, extra courses will be held later. As the seats on these courses are limited, we encourage you to sign up for the modules in January / February
  • You can take the two modules separately.
  • You must pass the entire course to complete your Master’s degree programme.
  • Please note that you must register for each module separately (see below)
  • Registration for the courses can only be made from this website


Students of 1st and 2nd year, please wait until your third year as the seats on the courses should preferably be filled by students on the 3rd year.


Course description for the two modules of the safety course

Laboratory Conduct

The date for the next course is 27 January 2020.

Register for the course

Good laboratory practice

  • Biological agents and recombinant organisms
    • Laboratory classification
    • Project report
    • Work routines
    • Waste management
  • Chemical management
    • Chemical categories
    • Waste categories
    • Risk and safety (RS) statements
    • Workplace instructions
    • Chemical registration
  • Alarms
    • Alarm systems at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
    • Alarms to the police, fire services and rescue services

Please note that the course will be held in Danish

Course in handling accidents

- Former First Aid course 

The next courses are held 10, 11 and 12 February 2020. Sign-up is only possible on this website

Red Cross instructor, focussing on working in the laboratory.

For the handling accidents course, please wear practical clothes, as the course is both theoretical and practical.

Please note that the course will be held in Danish.