Paying your tuition fees

If you are required to pay a tuition fee, you will receive an e-mail from Karolinska Institutet ( with information regarding the payment of the tuition fee. The invoice must be paid in advance of the coming semester.

Tuition instalments

You pay the tuition fee in instalments prior to the start of each semester. 

Deadlines for payments of invoice

Autumn semester

20 May 

Spring semester

10 December

How to pay

Online payment

The fastest and most convenient way of paying your tuition fee is through your bank/credit card. Before making the payment, please make sure that you adjust the payment limit on your bank card to cover the transaction. Alternatively, you can ask for several payment links.  State your name in the reference name box. 
If this payment method is best for you, send an e-mail to to request an online payment link and follow the instructions in the payment link.

Bank transfer

Bank transfers take more time to process than online payments, up to 2-3 weeks in certain cases. Use the bank account number and details listed in your payment request. State your reference number and state your own name in the transfer message. 

If the bank transfer is made by a sponsor/scholarship/parent, they must state your reference number and your name in the message field, so we can confirm who the payment is for.

Confirmation of payment

A confirmation of your tuition fee payment will be available in your Ladok for Students account after the payment has been manually registered by the Tuition Fee Team. There is no need to notify the Tuition Fee Team that you have made a payment.

Scholarships and fees

Students that receive a scholarship from the Swedish Institute do not have to pay tuition fees. The fee is included in the scholarship and it is paid directly to Karolinska Institutet by the Swedish Institute. Students who receive a scholarship from Karolinska Institutet will be informed separately about the procedure that apply for them.


If you have questions regarding your tuition fee, please contact


Tuition fees refund policy (application/pdf, 68 KB)