Connect on social media

As a new student, you might want to connect with your new university, your new class or simply get some inspiration for what it is like to study at Karolinska Institutet. Below we list some of the accounts and pages on social media which is connected to KI, or relevant for your student life at KI.


There’s a lot happening on Facebook related to KI. All programmes have their own Facebook group that you can join via your Programme Welcome Letter. Other than that there is a long list of Facebook groups and pages, the most relevant for new students listed below: 

Karolinska Institutet (English): KI’s official page for English speakers

Karolinska Institutet Student: Information and community-building for new and prospective students

Facebook group our Global programmes

KI Student: Open group for students at KI. Mainly in English.

Karolinska Institutet Career service: Events and courses to boost your career opportunities.

Medicinska Föreningen i Stockholm: Student Union for students in medical sciences.

International Committee - Medicinska Föreningen, Stockholm: A part of the student union all about internationalisation. Organizes lots of event and activities.

Coffee Hour: Coffee and the famous Swedish fika most Thursdays plus special events.

Global Friends KI: their main goal is to make KI's exchange students' time here great.

Instagram - Student life and beautiful Stockholm

Karolinska Institutet: KI’s official Instagram account. Research, events and more

KIstudents: Instagram account especially for students at KI. Student life on and off campus

Studyinsweden: The Swedish Institute’s account about studying in Sweden

Studyinstockholm: Shows what Stockholm has to offer international students

Youtube - Vlogs and campus tours

Karolinska Institutet (YouTube): KI’s official channel

KI Student Blogs (YouTube): Vlogging by and for students at our Global Programmes

Twitter – News about health, life science and KI

Karolinskainst: KI´s official Twitter account

Linkedin – Professional networking and alumni   

Karolinska Institutet (LinkedIn)

Weibo – if you live in China

Karolinska Institutet (Weibo): Run by our Chinese Digital ambassadors.

Student blogs – Tips, tricks and stories from students

Student blogs: Life at KI from the perspective of our Digital Ambassadors at the Global Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes. Our ambassadors are busy answering questions from admitted students all the time and most answers can be found in their blog posts.

Researcher blogs: Maybe you are considering a PhD. Here you can read a bit about what it’s like at KI.

Study in Sweden blogs: International students from all universities in Sweden blog about life in Sweden, travel tips, Swedish culture and more.