University Management

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The operational leadership of Karolinska Institutet consists of the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, and the university director.


Karin Dahlman-Wright is acting Vice-Chancellor at Karolinska Institutet.

Karin Dahlman-Wright is professor in Molecular Endocrinology.





Secretary to the Vice-Chancellor

Secretary to the Vice-Chancellor

Cecilia Lövdahl

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 866 67
Organizational unit: Central Administration (UF), UF

Chief Press Officer

Chief Press Officer

Anna von Corswant

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 866 13


Anders Ekbom is acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Karolinska Institutet.

Anders Ekbom is professor in medical epidemiology.




Secretary to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor


Amélie Theorell

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 64
Organizational unit: Central Administration (UF), UF

University Director

Per Bengtsson has been university director at Karolinska Institutet since January 2014.

The university director has overall responsibility after the Vice-Chancellor for the Institute's activities in administrative, legal and economic respects. The university director is appointed by the Vice-Chancellor and rapporteur of the board.



Secretary to the University Director

Department administrator

Catrin Främberg

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 76
Organizational unit: Director´s and Research Support Office

Deputy University Director

Marie Tell has been deputy university director at Karolinska Institutet since 2007.

The deputy university director is the university director's representative. 

Marie Tell is the administrative director at the Ming Wai Lau centre for Reparative Medicine in Hong Kong.