Karolinska Institutet


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.



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

17177 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden