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 2021. 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.

The registration is open between 16 August and 1 September 2021 (23:59 hrs)

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 account from August 2nd for the fall term of 2021. 

Activation code

An activation code has been sent to your email (to the same email address that you used when you applied for the programme), 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.

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 16 August and 1 September 2021 (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 (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

Programme and course start

The start of the first course (for all students in the programme) is also the start of the programme. It will be held partly on Campus.

Mandatory roll call and Programme introduction

Date:  30 August 2021
Place: Campus Solna, room Scheelesalen
Time: 9 am

The autumn semester will start with a mandatory roll call at 2021-08-30, 09:00 o´clock; 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.

Introduction ceremony for new international students

All international and Swedish students enrolled in one of KI's Global Master's and Bachelor's Programmes as well as exchange students are invited to our digital introduction ceremony, on Friday, August 27th, 2021, containing important arrival and preparatory information for your coming life in Stockholm and studies at Karolinska Institutet. This day is not mandatory.

General information for new students at KI

Information about the first course of the programme

Contact and visit Karolinska Institutet

Covid-19 related information

For information to KI’s students regarding Covid-19, please visit Information for students about education (regarding Covid-19).


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