About this website

We are advancing knowledge about life and strive towards better health for all, this is the vision for Karolinska Institutet. Linked to this vision is a vision for the university's online presence: KI's online services will be strategically important instruments for achieving KI's goals and for the university's future development.

The KI website will

  • contribute to increasing knowledge of and reinforcing positive attitudes towards KI.
  • strengthen KI's relationship and communication with its prioritised stakeholders.
  • create a distinctive image of KI as an international medical university.
  • create a distinctive image of the medical field and encourage people to take an interest in research and science.

We welcome your comments

We are constantly working to improve our website. If you have any ideas or questions regarding the content of a certain page on the website, you are to contact the content administrator and/or content owner indicated at the bottom of every page.

For comments or general questions regarding the website, please fill in the form "Give us your opinion on our webpage" or contact webb@ki.se.


All websites marked with Karolinska Institutet's emblem and a © symbol are protected by copyright. The copyright protection also covers images and graphical elements. The copyright to academic articles, theses and research projects listed in databases are concerned is owned by their respective authors.

Legal information

Information about the authority

Karolinska Institutet

Telephone:+46-8-524 800 00 (switchboard), the switchboard is staffed monday to friday, 8 am to 4.30 pm

Fax:+46 8 31 11 01

Address: Karolinska Institutet SE-171 77 Stockholm

Visiting address: Nobels väg 6, Solna and Alfred Nobels Allé 8, Huddinge/Flemingsberg

Processing of personal data

This section provides information about how Karolinska Institutet processes personal data obtained through the website ki.se.

Personal data controller

Your contact person for the personal data processing is the person responsible for the activities/research project that collected your personal data. Karolinska Institutet is the personal data controller for the processing of personal data provided through the website ki.se. Information on how to contact us can be found under the heading “Contact”.

Purposes of processing

Karolinska Institutet will process your personal data:

  • when you sign up for courses, conferences and other events organised by Karolinska Institutet
  • when you apply for a job via KI's job centre
  • when you order publications
  • when you sign up for newsletters

The principle of public access to official documents

Karolinska Institutet is a central government authority. This means that messages sent to us become public documents, which may come to be shared with others in accordance with the principle of public access to official documents.

The right to access your information

Your personal data is processed according to the laws on public documents and the archives of public authorities as well as the laws on processing of personal data. You have the right to access, or rectify your personal data as well as have them erased by KI. You also have the right to limit the use of your personal data.

Submit your application to:

Registrar's Office


Fax:+46 8 31 11 01

Address: Karolinska Institutet SE-171 77 Stockholm

Visiting address: Nobels väg 5, Solna

Opening hours: 

Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

If you have issues around the processing of your personal data at KI, you can contact the Data Protection Officer, Mats Gustavsson, mats.gustavsson@ki.se.
If the response from KI is not satisfying, you can complain to the Swedish Data Protection Authority Datainspektionen datainspektionen@datainspektionen.se or +46-(8)-657 61 00.


KI's website uses cookies to gain access to better visitor statistics (Google Analytics), (Hotjar), to better understand user behavior, to follow up campaigns (Adwords, Facebook), and to improve the quality of the site (Siteimprove).

The KI website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on the visitor's computer that can be used to monitor the visitor's activity on the website.

There are two types of cookie:

  • a permanent cookie remains on the visitor's computer for a set period of time.
  • a session cookie is stored temporarily in the computer's memory while the visitor is on a website. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser.

Karolinska Institutet uses cookies to give the visitor access to certain functions, for example to adapt the website. Other functions that utilise cookies include webmail, the timetable site, Ladok online.

We also use Facebook pixels that save information about your visit to KI's website. This is to customize ads displayed via Facebook. The purpose is to provide you with relevant ads for something you have shown interest in on our website. These systems have third-party cookies that measure how many of the ads are loaded / visible to the user. Read more in Facebook's cookie policy. In your Facebook settings, you can restrict different categories of data collected by Facebook. For more information about Facebook's privacy policy, see Facebook's privacy policy.

None of the visitor's personal information such as e-mail or name will be saved.

If you do not accept the use of cookies, you can turn them off in your browser's security settings. You can also set the browser to ask you every time the website attempts to put a cookie on your computer. Through the browser, you can also erase previously stored cookies; please see the browser's help pages for more information.

The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, which is the supervisory authority in this area, provides further information about cookies on its website, www.pts.se.

Technical information

The KI website has been built in accordance with web standards. This means that HTML 5 has been used to structure its contents, and that style templates (CSS, cascading style sheets) have been used to govern how the content is presented. The publication system used is an open source system called Drupal 8.

Web browser

The website is best viewed in newer browsers that support the above-mentioned standards. Older versions do not fully support these web standards. They will display the same contents, but with certain discrepancies in the layout.

ki.se has been adapted to be viewed equally well on a regular computer as on a mobile phone or tablet. As long as you have a newer browser, the website should function.

More information about the various browsers is available on their respective publisher's website.


The law on accessibility to digital public service regarding websites and mobile applications applies to KI. Karolinska Institutet strives to make the information on the web available to as many people as possible. To support this work, we have developed ki.se in accordance with the guidelines specified by WCAG 2.1.

KI is also required to submit an accessibility report on a regular basis.

All web editors publishing content on ki.se are trained in issues concerning accessibility. We have adaptations in our web publishing system that support editors' efforts to make the site more accessible.