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Karolinska Institute

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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.

University Snapshot


Karolinska Institute's Control Typepublic


Karolinska Institute's Entity Typenon-profit


Karolinska Institute' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Karolinska Institute's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Karolinska Institute
Colours KI plum

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Campus Location

171 77 Stockholm County
Karolinska Institute Phone Number +46 (8) 5248 6400
Karolinska Institute Fax Number +46 (8) 311 101

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Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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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Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Karolinska Institute's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Karolinska Institute.

Karolinska Institute: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
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Admission Info


Initiating the admission process is the initial stride toward attaining students' academic and career aspirations, granting access to the numerous opportunities and resources provided by a university. Check out our Introduction to University Admissions article for further insights.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic Karolinska Institute's admission information.

Karolinska Institute's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Karolinska Institute's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Karolinska Institute a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Karolinska Institute's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Karolinska Institute's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Karolinska Institute has more than 2100 international students.

Karolinska Institute's Admission Office Admission Office

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Karolinska Institute.

Karolinska Institute's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Karolinska Institute has an enrollment range of 8,000-8,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Karolinska Institute's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Karolinska Institute's Control Type Control Type

Karolinska Institute is a public higher education institution.

Karolinska Institute's Entity Type Entity Type

Karolinska Institute is a non-profit higher education institution.

Karolinska Institute's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Karolinska Institute's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Karolinska Institute does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Karolinska Institute's main facilities:

Karolinska Institute's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Karolinska Institute's Library

Karolinska Institute's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Karolinska Institute's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Karolinska Institute's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

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.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Karolinska Institute's main services:

Karolinska Institute's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Karolinska Institute's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Karolinska Institute's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Karolinska Institute's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Karolinska Institute's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

Karolinska Institute's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Karolinska Institute is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Karolinska Institute's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

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.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)

Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

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.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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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Video Presentation

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