The war in Ukraine
Karolinska Institutet has raised the level of preparedness through our Centre for Health Crises for providing support and help in the escalating situation in Ukraine. On this page you will find information for staff and students concerning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Resources for support during the war in Ukraine
After fleeing Ukraine - Dariia continues to follow her dream of becoming a doctor
Dariia Chernovska was following her dream, studying medicine at Bogomolets National Medical University in Kyiv, when Russia invaded Ukraine and she was forced to flee. Now she is carrying out an internship at the department of physiology and pharmacology in Daniel Andersson's lab and has her sights set on studying medicine at Karolinska Institutet in the autumn.
Ukrainian scientist fled Russia’s bombs – now she is researching at KI
Nataliia Petryk ran a private clinic in Kyiv helping women give birth when she was forced to flee Ukraine when Russia invaded her country. By following a call by the European Research Council for EU teams to take in Ukrainian scientists, she is now able to conduct research to prevent miscarriage at Karolinska Institutet. Her experience is an example of how science knows no borders.