Information about your studies at KI

Here you will find information about schedule, course and study plans, academic calendar, and rules and obligations that apply when you are studying at KI.

Student rights and study environment

Find information about how studies at KI are structured and regulations that govern the education, including credit transfer, rules for examination and registration. Here you will also find information about how to report an incident and contact information for student safety representatives at KI.

Student rights and study environment - first and second cycle

Coordinator for student rights


If you have registered to your course or programme you can access your schedule in Canvas. If you are a new student, you can access an overview of the schedule on the course and programme websites four weeks before your study start. 

Log in to Canvas

Course and programme websites

Course and programme syllabus

In the course and programme syllabus' you will find intended learning outcomes, course structure and study methods, mode of assessment and required reading (course litterature). 

Search course syllabus

Search programme syllabus

Academic calendar

The academic year at KI usually stretches from Septermber to June and is devided into two semesters: spring semester and fall semester. 

Current academic calendar

Citations and references

You need to prove which sources that you have used in your texts. You do this by using citations and references in your work. If you do not, it will be seen as cheating or plagiarism, which in many cases leads to disciplinary measures and consequences for the student. 

Learn how to use citations and references correctly

Course and programme websites 

All first- and second-cycle courses and programs at KI have a website with information about the education that you can access before you have access to the virtual learning platform Canvas. On the course and programme websites you will find, for example, contact information, information about registration and an overview of the schedule. 

Course and program websites


As a student at KI, you can apply to a number of different scholarships, such as scholarships for going on exchange while studying at KI. 

The Karolinska Institutet Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships for exchange studies while studying at KI

Erasmus student placement

Minor Field Studies (page in Swedish)

The Minor Field Study scholarship require that students speak a high level of Swedish