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AT, TEUS, TULE and other proficiency tests

The AT test

In order to obtain a Swedish MD, students take the AT-test.

The TULE test

The TULE test is a proficiency test for medical doctors qualified outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland. As of autumn 2016 the medical proficiency test is not given by Karolinska Institutet, it is given by Umeå university, for more information visit

Read more about licensing on the National Board of Health and Welfare website.

The TEUS test

The TEUS is a test for physiotherapists educated outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland. As of January 2017, the test is no longer called TEUS, instead it is called Proficiency test for physiotherapists. Read more here (in Swedish).

Proficieny tests for healthcare professionals educated outside EU and EEA

Karolinska Institutet arranges proficiency tests for the following professions:


Standard precautions - A way to prevent healthcare associated infections

Caregivers are responsible for preventing the transmission of infectious diseases. National Board of Health and Welfare Regulations on Basic Hygiene for Swedish Health Services (SOSFS 2007:19) specify the procedures that are to be integrated into the working methods of all caregivers.

This 15-minute online training provides you with the essential knowledge that you need to have. After passing the proficiency test at the end of the training, you can print out a personal diploma.