Education at HIC

The Health Informatics Centre offers academic education in the field of health informatics to different target groups such as students in health profession and/or data- and systems science programs as well as professionals working in healthcare.

Our courses have the ultimate goal to further the knowledge about how informatics methods contribute to provide better health, clinical care, and public health. The main areas addressed in our courses include design, evaluation and implementation of digital health solutions, and management of clinical data and information.

Basic level

Health Care organisation and management in the Digital Age (7,5 hp) 1QA116 (only in English)

Advanced level

Master's programme

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics

The Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics is aimed at students who are interested in information technology and want to apply this to the medicine or health care fields.

You will learn methods to make health care safer, more efficient and of higher quality through computer based information and knowledge management.

This programme is given as a joint programme between Karolinska Institutet (Health Informatics Centre) and Stockholm University which means that some courses are held at Karolinska Institutet and some at Stockholm University.

Executive and Professional Education Courses

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics as executive and professional master´s programme

Reserved places:

Selected places in the following courses are reserved for participants through Health Data Sweden’s Service Catalogue:

2023: Health informatics, needs, objectives and limitations (5 credits): 28 Aug – 17 Sept (full time, Campus Solna) – Course syllabus

2024: Standardisation within health informatics (5 credits): 15 Jan – 18 Mar (half pace, Campus Solna) – Course syllabus

For more information contact: Sabine Koch

PhD course

Methods for Design and Formative Evaluation of eHealth Interventions (3 credits) 5301

Course schedule for HT23

Are you a doctoral student or postdoc who works on an ongoing eHealth project?

Do you plan to include an mHealth app or digital tool in your research?

Then this course is for you!

In this course we will work with systematic methods to avoid pitfalls in eHealth design and to ensure that an eHealth intervention will be useful in the specific context that it is intended for.

You bring your project, we give you the methods and tools to work with!

If you have questions, please contact 


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Nadia Davoody

Programme director of the Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics
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Maria Appelgren

Educational Administrator

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