Welcome to a University that focuses on doctoral education! World-class research and specialised research environments create a breeding ground for doctoral (PhD) studies at Karolinska Institutet.

Doctoral portraits

Being a PhD student has always been both inspiring and challenging. Through these personal stories, from both present and former doctoral students at the university, you will get an idea of what it has been like to be a PhD student at Karolinska Institutet from 1950 and onwards.

Doctoral education - available positions