For students attending the Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics Newly admitted student to the Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics

Welcome to the Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics. Here you can find important information regarding introduction, registration and the start of the programme.

To be able to start your studies at Karolinska Institutet (KI), you must first activate your student account and then register for the first course in the programme that you are admitted to.

1. Activate your student account

An active student account is necessary for studies at KI.

If this is the first time you are studying at KI, you must activate your account according to the instructions under the headline 'Activation code' at the Student Account web page

As soon as you are sure that you will be able to come to KI and study, you can activate the account as the account must be activated before you can register for your course/s. You can activate your student account from 3 August 2022 for the fall term of 2022. 

Activation code

An activation code will be sent to your email (to the same email address that you used when you applied for the programme) in June, so check your spam/promotion folder if you have not received it. If you cannot find your activation code, contact for guidance. If you already have a Swedish National registration number, you can see more options at the Student Account web page.

If you have previously studied at KI, you will continue to use the same student account as before.

2. Register for courses

Once you have activated your student account, you must register to the first course of the programme you are admitted to.

The registration is open between 15 and 31 August 2022 (23:59 hrs). If you fail to register within this period, we will consider your study place declined and offer it to a waitlisted applicant.

Once you are registered, you are officially considered a student and can participate in course activities and teaching. Note that you must also participate in the mandatory roll call on the first day, please see below.

The course you must register to is:

Health informatics - needs, objectives and limitations (5 credits)
Please note: Detailed information about the first semester, schedules, contact information and other useful information August on the programme website.

You register by logging in to your student account ( 

Declining your study place

If you for some reason can't attend the programme, please decline your study place at or (go to 'My pages') as soon as possible, so that your place can be given to someone on the waiting list. Should you have any questions, please contact If you decide to withdrae from your study place after the registration period has startet on 15 August 2022, please contact the programme officer.

3. Covid-19 related information

For information to KI’s students regarding Covid-19, please see the following links.

Information for students about education (regarding Covid-19):

4. Programme and course start

Mandatory roll call and Programme introduction

The autumn semester will start with a mandatory roll call. If you are unable to attend, you must contact programme director Nadia Davoody (cc to: education officer Maria Appelgren and course leader Vasilis Hervatis and apply for an exemption, otherwise you risk losing your study place in the programme. Attendence is compulsory.

Date:  29 August 2022
Place: Campus Solna, room Atrium (ground floor in Wargentinhuset), Nobels väg 12B, 171 65 Solna
Time: 10 am

a print screen of a map to Nobels väg 12B
Photo: Eniro

5. Welcome to Karolinska Institutet

Introduction week and ceremony at Karolinska Institutet

All new students on the KI Global Master's and Bachelor's Programmes are invited to an Introduction week with a Welcome Ceremony. This day is not mandatory.

More information for 2022 will be provided on the calendar event Introduction Week at Karolinska Institutet and will also be sent to your e-mail.

Information on how KI processes your personal data:

Go to for general information for new students at KI.


In Ladok you can register to your courses, print out study certificates and apply for certificate for completed education.

Information about the student administration system LADOK and registration for coming courses.

Useful links for Health Informatics Students

Services at KI