Established in 1861, the Karolinska Institutet (Karolinska Institute) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Stockholm (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Stockholm County. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Karolinska Institutet (KI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Karolinska Institutet (KI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 162-year-old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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The following Karolinska Institute's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Karolinska Institute's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Karolinska Institute's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Karolinska Institute a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
Karolinska Institute's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Karolinska Institute has more than 2100 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Karolinska Institute.
Karolinska Institute has an enrollment range of 8,000-8,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).
Karolinska Institute is a public higher education institution.
Karolinska Institute is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Karolinska Institute does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Karolinska Institute's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
uniRank provides below an overview of Karolinska Institute's main services:
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
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Karolinska Institute is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Karolinska Institute's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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