Your career continues here
With a passion for a sustainable life, we strive for groundbreaking results. Our business is characterized by high quality and an ethical approach where the person and health are at the center
A global workplace with people at the center
At Karolinska Institutet, academia and industry work side by side. Here you meet colleagues and students from all over the world with a common vision: to advance knowledge about life and strive towards better health for all.
At Karolinska Institutet, a number of world changing discoveries have been made. Out of the eight Swedes who have received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, five are from KI. We represent a large part of the medical research in Sweden and have the largest range of medical education in the country.
We want to live as we learn
Promoting a lifelong perspective on the health of employees and students is important. Therefore, everyone at KI is offered a variety of free health benefits. We have a newly built training facilities with ball plane, access to tennis courts and bookable training classes. Our own healthcare team also works actively to strengthen individuals' knowledge in terms of health. Tailored initiatives and workshops are offered and as an employee you are entitled to wellness hours and FYSS coaching.
The work environment work is both strategic and operational. Each year, we distribute a generous work environment & health prize to an employee or a group which has particularly contributed to KI's development in the area.
A creative and inspiring environment filled with expertise and curiosity. Being employed within the public sector includes good benefits, generous holidays and compensation for medical care. We also have our own modern wellness facilities and a favorable collective agreement and occupational pension.
Competence and career development for employees is crucial for us to be able to meet today's and tomorrow's challenges. In order to prepare doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and researchers for a wider career, we offer career services and career planning as an important tool to increase the opportunities for development.
Both managers and employees within the organization are also offered international exchanges and the opportunity to participate in various career development programs.
Read more on our Staff Portal.
The world is our workplace
Global networks and collaborations with other universities, industries and healthcare are necessary for a modern university. We have many international exchanges, both in research and education, with visiting researchers and students from all over the world. Our own research unit in Hong Kong - Ming Wai Lau Center for Repair Medicine - gives us increased opportunities for exchange and innovation in research and development in Asia.
In Sweden, our campuses are located in Solna and Flemingsberg. Several institutions are also located in the region's hospitals, such as Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Huddinge, Danderyd's Hospital and Södersjukhuset.
Together - we contribute to a better health for all.
Information for incoming researchers and doctoral students