Welcome to Karolinska Institutet!
New student at KI? Follow our guides and checklists to ensure that you get a smooth study start.
Pre-arrival guide for master's and bachelor's students
The Pre-arrival guide helps you plan your journey to Sweden, and ensure a smooth start to your studies at Karolinska Institutet.
Arrival information for exchange students
Here you will find information to help you prepare for your journey to Sweden, such as accommodation, arrival, and residence permits.
Prepare for study start
Arrival days and introduction week
The week before study start, KI will host arrival days and introduction activities for international students. Among other things you will be invited to a welcome ceremony and fair in Aula Medica on Campus Solna on 25 August. We will continuously update the information about introduction activities and as an admitted student you will receive updates through our newsletters.
Checklist once you arrived
Here is a checklist to help you keep track of important preparations once you have arrived in Stockholm to make sure that you are ready to start your studies at KI!
Visit our temporary information points on campus! Open at the beginning of the semester.
Learn more about what KI has to offer
KI University Library
KI Health Promotion
Digital services at KI
Student Wellbeing Centre
Student unions at KI
KI University Library - guide for new students
As a new student, the library is an important part of your introduction to KI, since they support students with IT questions.
Security training for students
This gives you basic knowledge of how we work with security at KI. The training takes 3-5 minutes.
Your go to page to access resources and information for your studies at KI.
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.
Get to know KI's two campus areas
What does it look like at campus Flemingsberg?
Join bachelor's student Linnea Wester on a tour around Campus Flemingsberg.
What does it look like at campus Solna?
Join master's student Jie-Hyun Choi on a tour around Campus Solna.
One uni - two campuses
Karolinska Institutet has two campuses: Campus Solna and Campus Flemingsberg