Courses and activities with the BIGH programme

The BIGH programme consists on courses, workshops, seminars, and student driven activities. Students can start with level 2 courses, and then deepen their knowledge with level 3-4 courses and activities.


See the table for an overview of our courses and when they will be given. 

Upcoming courses

  • Data management
  • Clinical and Molecular Virology
  • Clinical and Molecular Bacteriology
  • Clinical Molecular Parasitology

Application and admission

Apply to our courses via Karolinska Institutets's Course catalogue KIWAS. The available courses are announced once per semester and the catalogue for courses is published around April 15 and October 15. Application is open during one month.

KI's courses are open for registered doctoral students at all universities and colleges. If space allows, other applicants may also be accepted.

Formal note about admission is emailed to the applicants within a month after the application time is closed. If you are not admitted, you will be asked for interest to be on the waiting list. You need to confirm participation by a form signed by you and your supervisor.

Late application

After the application period is closed the applicant can only be admitted according to availability. A late application is made directly to the course organizer.

Do you want to sign up for the Doctoral programme in Biology of infections and global health (BIGH)?

As a doctoral student at Karolinska Institutet you can sign up for one or more doctoral programme and to receive information on the courses and activities that are arranged.

Contact coordinator Benedict Chambers to express interest in our programme and be added to our mailing list the programme's courses and activities.