Tuition fees at Karolinska Institutet
Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees in Sweden.
Students who are not required pay tuition fees:
- Students from within the EU/EEA and Switzerland are not charged fees.
- Exchange students (from all countries) are not charged tuition fees
- PhD students
Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are generally required to pay application and tuition fees.
There are some exceptions to this general rule. For the full list of exemptions, please refer to official information from University Admissions in Sweden.
For more information or questions regarding residence permits, citizen status, connections with a family member who is a citizen of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland please see the Swedish Migration Board website.
Application Fee - Swedish University Admissions
When you apply for studies at Karolinska Institutet, you generally have to apply online at University Admissions in Sweden - the national Swedish university application website.
University Admissions in Sweden has an application fee for citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
The application fee is SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100). You can apply for several courses or programmes at any Swedish university with this one application fee.
Note that if you are already registered at a university in Sweden when you make your application, you may be exempt from the application fee - check exemptions at the University Admissions in Sweden website.
For further details, exemptions and payment instructions regarding the application fee, please refer to University Admissions in Sweden.
How to pay tuition fees
Students that are required to pay a tuition fee will have to pay the first instalment before the semester begins. The instalment varies depending on the programme. Students that will receive a scholarship from the Swedish Institute are exempted from these regulations.
Students who receive a scholarship from Karolinska Institutet will be informed separately of the procedures that apply for them.
Payment is to be made through bank transaction to a given account at Karolinska Institutet. Find out more on our page about the payment process.