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Karolinska Institute

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Karolinska Institute
Karolinska Institutet Nobels väg 6, Solna Alfred Nobels Allé 8, Huddinge
Stockholm SE-171 77

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s foremost medical universities. Its vision is to make a significant contribution to the improvement of human health; to conduct research and education and to interact with the community.


Karolinska Institutet is a one-faculty university dedicated solely to the health and life sciences, with the widest range of medical education in Sweden. It offer education held entirely in English, with an international focus. There are also extensive opportunities for international exchange. Karolinska Institutet offers doctoral education.

Research at Karolinska Institutet spans the entire medical field, from basic experimental research to patient-oriented and nursing research. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden. Research is gathered in nine overall research areas and five strong profile areas.