FAQ Application and admission
Which documents should I enclose?
Information about specific requirements that differ for each programme or course can be found under the respective detailed description for each programme/course (see ki.se/education). Please be familiar with these specific requirements before you apply.
For information about documentation requirements please read more under:
Where do I send my documents/qualifications?
Where do I send Karolinska Institutet's CV form?
Can I send my qualifications by email or fax?
No, qualifications sent by email or fax will not be considered.
Can I apply if I'm in my final year of study?
Yes. Karolinska Institutet can make exemptions from the required bachelor's degree certificate for students studying in their last semester leading up to a bachelor's degree. Students in their last term need to submit a study certificate as well as an official transcript of record with studies completed up to the last semester (or the next to last semester).
The study certificate must be issued through and certified by a representative of the Academic Registrar's Office, the Examinations Office or equivalent of the institution. Certification from other staff members, such as faculty or college staff members, will not be accepted.
Are there any scholarships?
Please read more about scholarships for master's studies on Karolinska Institutet's website and on the Swedish Institute's website.
There are no scholarships available for applicants to freestanding courses.
I applied last year, do I have to submit a new application package?
If you applied last year, please read the instructions at:
How can I find out about the status of my application?
You can follow the status of your application at:
Due to the amount of applications it usually takes several weeks before your application is processed.
Do I have to confirm my admission?
Yes, you need to reply to the notification of selection results in your account at universityadmissions.se. Please read more under 'Key dates' on universityadmissions.se.
When and how do I register?
For information about course start, registration and schedules visit your course or programme's own website at courses/ki.se.
My application was rejected, can I appeal?
If you have been denied admission because your application was assessed as lacking necessary entry requirements, and you believe that the assessment is incorrect, you may appeal the selection result. Appeals on any other grounds are not possible.
Are there tuition fees?
Higher education is free for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. However application and tuition fees apply for applicants from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Please read more on following links:
Where can I find practical information about studying at Karolinska Institutet?
Please see the welcome page for newly admitted students and the Study at Karolinska Institutet page.
Where can I find information about residence permit for studies?
Please contact the Swedish Migration Board at:
On universityadmissions.se you can find more frequently asked questions: