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The 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 (Heath Informatics Centre) and Stockholm University which means that some courses are at Karolinska Institutet and some at Stockholm University.

Since the programme is created for students with medical or technical backgrounds you will not only take courses to complement your skills (students with technical backgrounds take courses in basic medical sciences, health care organisation and management, while students with medical backgrounds learn basic computer and systems sciences) but you will also learn a lot from each other. More about the programme syllabus.

NOTE to all Swedish students: the application deadline is in January each year!

Useful links

More about the application process (link to KI)

Read more on how this programme is structured today. Note that this might be subject to changes. (link to PingPong page)

Overall information for prospective and current students, about doctoral studies and much more. (link to KI Education)

What is it like to be a Health Informatics student at KI/SU? Take a look at the student blogs! (link to student blogs from KI)

Check out the Instagram account of Karolinska Institutet´s students (link to Instagram @kistudents)

Alumni & Friends

Maybe it´s a bit early to talk about Alumni, but once you have finished your studies this is a great way to keep in touch with your former class mates. (link to KI Alumni & Friends)

Master theses written at HIC - great for inspiration

A movie made by former and current students at the programme gives you some insight on the programme

Why join the Health Informatics master programme at KI

Informal insights from students: Why joining the Health Informatics master programme at Karolinska Institutet is a good idea and how to approach these studies to get the best outcome.

Health Informatics