Want to study at doctoral level at Karolinska Institutet?

How to become a doctoral (PhD) student at KI

To become a doctoral student at KI, you start by applying for one or more of the announced doctoral projects. For questions regarding the doctoral education position you may contact the contact person in the advertisement.

Within the framework of a number of international collaboration agreements, it is possible to be wholly or partially financed through external scholarships.

There are also other ways into doctoral education, for example for medical doctors employed at one of the hospitals.

Read more about admission to doctoral education at KI.

KI wants to recruit only the best candidates. Even if you have managed to establish contact with a research group it is in the end the head of the department that decides on admission to doctoral education.

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