Doctoral education

Information about doctoral (PhD) education for doctoral students, supervisors and course directors at KI.

News and announcements

Courses Autumn 2017

20 Mar
The course catalogue is open from April 13 to May 15.

Eurolife Summer School 2017 “Antimicrobial drug resistance – Research and Innovation”

17 Mar
Doctoral students and master students at KI are welcome to apply for grants to attend the summer school offered by the University of Barcelona and Eurolife 10 to 14 July 2017 in Barcelona. Application deadline: Friday 7 April 2017.

Course: Designing courses at doctoral level

17 Mar
Deadline for applications: 30 April.

KI travel grants for doctoral students

14 Mar
The Board of Doctoral Education announces travel grants for doctoral students for travels during the period May 2017 – June 2018.

Welcome to nominate candidates for the Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize 2017

28 Feb
The Prize (USD 5.000) is meant to reward excellent pre-graduate scientific contributions by doctoral students or recently graduated doctors in medical science at KI.
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Calendar events

Date: 29 Mar 12:00 - 30 Mar 12:00
Plats: Långholmen konferens
Below you find the program for the doctoral student and supervisor days at Långholmen konferens.
Date: 29 Mar 12:00
Plats: Karolina, Tomtebodavägen 18 A, floor 2, Solna
Welcome to listen to practical information useful during your stay in Sweden and KI. Time 12:00-16:00. Target group international co-workers: researchers and doctoral studets with employment or scholarship
Date: 30 Mar 13:00 - 14:30
Plats: Synapsen 1, University Library, KI campus Solna
Date: 31 Mar 09:00 - 12:00
Plats: Synapsen 2, Universitety Library, KI campus Solna
Date: 08 Apr 10:00
Plats: BBi offices Gumshornsgatan 13, Karlaplan
Intensive course – four half-days of training held Saturdays and Sundays
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Doctoral students with questions regarding their education should contact the study director ("studierektor") or administrator for doctoral education at their home department.

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Additional contact information to the central administration

The doctoral students' ombudsperson

The doctoral students’ ombudsperson (previously doctoral students’ ombudsman) is an independent expert employed by Medicinska Föreningen to support the doctoral students. The ombudsperson works under complete confidentiality, unless explicitly told otherwise by the doctoral student that seeks advice.

Phone: 08-524 830 72

Coffee Hour

Coffee Hour is a weekly social event held in English with an international touch, open to all Karolinska Institutet students on all levels. Come along to the BZ lobby every Thursday at 4pm-6pm. There will be cheap fika and a chance to socialise while enjoying the themes of the week.