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

Position Submission Deadline
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Molecular Immunology 28 Feb 2017
PhD-position in Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN project 28 Feb 2017
The INTRICARE programme for PhD students 28 Feb 2017
Early Stage Researcher (PhD-position) in Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN project (/Division of Renal Medicine, CLINTEC, - Karolinska Institutet 28 Feb 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN project (Vascular Surgery, MMK, Karolinska Institutet) 28 Feb 2017
Doktorandplats inom molekylär endokrinpatologi 28 Feb 2017
Doctoral student 02 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Neuroradiological aspects of Multiple Sclerosis 02 Mar 2017
Doktorandplats inom Kognitiv Neurovetenskap 02 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) Student in chronic inflammatory disease epidemiology and register-based research 03 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in translational histiocytosis 05 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Immunology/Immunogenetics 05 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in skin biology with focus on mitochondria and endoplasmic reticulum 08 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in immunometabolism 09 Mar 2017
Doktorandplats inom tyreoideacancerforskning 15 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Geriatric Epidemiology 15 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Infection and Ageing Biology (KID) 20 Mar 2017
Position for a doctoral student in positron emission tomography research of Parkinson´s disease 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in ‘Genomics of DNA breaks in neurons’ 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in tumor microenvironment 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in receptor pharmacology 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in microRNAs and skin wound healing (KID) 20 Mar 2017
A doctoral student with doctoral grant (KID-funding) in tumor biology/cancer 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Epidemiology 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Reproductive Epidemiology 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in Kidney Disease 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) position in Molecular liver disease Epidemiology (supported by KID) 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) position in causes and consequences of common childhood disorders 20 Mar 2017
We are looking for 1-2 highly motivated PhD student for research projects in RNA biophysics 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in pediatric respiratory epidemiology 20 Mar 2017
Do you want to make a difference? Doctoral positions and Faculty funded career positions available at Karolinska Institutet 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position with Karolinska doctoral grant (KID funding) to study the role of proprotein convertases (PCSKs) for control of smooth muscle cell function in vascular disease 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position for project on pneumococcal meningitis 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) position in Molecular Cancer Epidemiology (supported by KID) 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in RNA biology and genomics 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position (KID) in Developmental Neuroscience 20 Mar 2017
PhD student with KID grant in HIV-1 persistence and dynamics in the latent reservoir 20 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in the immunobiology of bioelectronic medicine (KID) 23 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in skin immunology (KID) 24 Mar 2017
Doctoral (PhD) student position in asthma research: functional metabolomics of lipid mediators in chronic respiratory disease 30 Apr 2017