Karolinska Institutet

Introduction

Karolinska Institutet is a leading medical university whose mission is to improve people's health through research and education.

Collaboration with the Health Services

Karolinska Institutet's mission is to improve people's health through research, education, and information - always with the patient in focus. Our collaboration with the Stockholm County Council, which oversees the biggest healthcare region in Sweden, is thus essential for both education and research.

International Collaboration

Karolinska Institutet is one of Europe´s leading medical universities, and strategic international alliances are an essential part of KIs activities. Karolinska Institutet holds agreements with academic institutions around the world, comprising research collaboration as well as student and staff exchange.

International collaborations and agreements are coordinated through the International Office, supporting the KI management as well as individual researchers, teachers, and students.

The activities of the international office are divided into sections, in accordance with the following areas: research, BSc- and MSc level education and Ph.D. level education.

Prizes and Awards at Karolinska Institutet

A number of prizes and awards are presented at Karolinska Institutet every year. Also, the Karolinska Institutet Nobel Assembly handles the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Master's Program in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasizing cutting-edge methods in the bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments.

Program presentation

This two-year Master’s program is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognized researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The program consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science-related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry.... [-]


Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies. [+]

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies.

Do you envision yourself working in the life science industry in the future? As a graduate from the Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship (MBE), you will have a solid foundation for working with the development and management of projects and companies in the life science field.

A key concept within this programme is the application of knowledge in the real world. We use real cases to learn from and many of the lecturers are experienced business leaders who share their knowledge and act as inspiration. The programme is interdisciplinary with regards to the background of both the students as well as teachers and the pedagogical methods that are used in the programme.... [-]


Master's Programme in Toxicology

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. [+]

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. The programme prepares students for either a research or professional career and provides a solid platform for doctoral studies in toxicology or work in risk/safety assessment-related areas in the public sector or industry.

Programme presentation

The Master's Programme in Toxicology was one of the first toxicology programmes in the world. The programme is unique in its two-year cohesive focus on toxicology and human health. The programme utilises its close connection to high-quality research and risk assessment work at the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) - the main centre for education and training in toxicology and health risk assessment in Sweden, and collaborates with pharmaceutical and chemical industries, national authorities (for example the Swedish Chemicals Agency and the Swedish National Food Administration), Swetox and the Swedish Poison Information Centre, as well as with scientists at other departments both within and outside KI.... [-]


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Karolinska Institutet
Nobels väg 5, Solna
Alfred Nobels Allé 8, Huddinge

Stockholm, Stockholm County, 17177 SE