Organisation and management
Karolinska Institutet is a medical university. The Board of Karolinska Institutet is the university's highest decision-making body and the President is the chief executive. The university also consists of a number of university-wide positions, units and bodies that support the management and the organisation on various issues. The core functions - research, postgraduate education and education - is organized and run by a faculty board and three departmental groups with a total of 22 departments.