Science without Borders for PhD students and researchers from Brazil

Brazilian students are welcomed to KI

Karolinska Institutet participate in Science without Borders, a large scale scholarship program primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government. The program seeks to strengthen and expand the initiatives of science, technology and innovation through international mobility of Brazilian undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers.

Levels and lengths of stay for scholarship holders

There are different options for Ph.D., post-doctoral and professor level.

  • Full Ph.D. (48 months)
  • Sandwich Ph.D. (4-12 months)
  • Post-doctoral (6-24 months)
  • Visiting Professor (by agreement, up to 6 months)

Research groups and departments

The following departments and research groups have stated an interest of being hosts for PhD students, postdocs/visiting professors with Science without Borders.

See the research groups and departments

How to apply

If you seek admission for a full PhD degree at KI you must meet the general and specific eligibility requirements.

Read more about doctoral education.

The scholarship

To find out how to apply for the scholarship from Science without Borders, please visit the website below.

Apply for scholarship


Brazilian researchers at Karolinska Institutet through the Science without Borders programme can apply for accommodation after having established an agreement with a hosting research group at KI. Remember to indicate that you are a student within Science without Borders in your application.

Apply for accommodation with Karolinska Institutet Housing AB

Useful information

What is Ciencia sem Frontieras?

Visiting Researcher Service

Study in Sweden

Brazilian links

Swedish embassy in Brazil

Swedish Institute and Ciencia sem Fronteiras 

Brazilian expats in Sweden 

Clube Escandinavo São Paulo 

CollaborationDoctoral education