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.

Academic calendar

The academic year at KI usually stretches from September to June and is divided 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. 

Guide for citation and referencing correctly

Cheating and plagiarism at KI

Academic Honesty Online Students - course in academic honesty for students
You can access the AHOS module in Canvas through the course you are registered for.


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 literature). 

Search course syllabus

Search programme syllabus


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


Examination and Grading System

On this site you will find the general rules regarding examination.

Examination and Grading System


If you have registered for 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



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 requires that students speak a high level of Swedish.


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

Student safety representative

Student and doctoral student ombudspersons


Study & Traineeships abroad as KI-student

If you are a student at one of Karolinska Institutet's study programmes, you have great opportunities to carry out part of your education abroad. 

Study & Traineeships abroad

Transcript of Records

Here you will find information on how you can print your result transcript or registration transcript via Ladok.

Transcript of Records

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