We are honoured that you have chosen our university for your studies. On this page you can find all the information you need to ensure a smooth start to your studies.
International students on bachelor's and master's level are offered a complimentary Swedish course when they arrive.
The academic year is divided into two semesters. The autumn semester begins in late August and ends in mid January; the spring semester begins in mid January and ends in June.
All admitted students will be invited to Karolinska Institutet's official pre-departure webinar. Swedish Foreign Missions around the world also organise pre-departure events.
Getting around Stockholm is easy. Public transport is safe and well developed with metro, trains and buses. Biking is a great option during the warmer months.
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The official guide on what Stockholm has to offer international students.