Other Educational Activities

The following conferences and retreats are held annually. FoTo students are encouraged and expected to participate in at least one of these events once over the four year period of their PhD training:  The KI Cancer Retreat (held every Autumn), EACR Summer School in Translational Research (held every autumn) and DKFZ PhD Student Retreat (held every summer).

Forthcoming events 2019

XVIII KICancer retreat 2019: planned for September 16-17, Djurönäset, Sthlm


Activities during 2018

Frontiers in Cancer Research and Therapy March 8-9, 2018
at Nobel Forum, Solna Campus

More information about Frontiers in Cancer Research here


GAP 2018 Conference at KI May 15-17th 2018

More information about the Gap Conference here


Summer School in Translational Cancer Research in Portugal October 8-12 2018

The Summer School gives examples of research areas covering the cancer research continuum from basic, through clinical research and what is needed for adoption in the healthcare system. Please read more on hte link below.

Read more about the EACR Summer School


XVII KICancer retreat 2018: September 24-25, 2017, Djurönäset, Sthlm

The XVIIth KICancer-StratCan Retreat takes place September 24-25, 2018 at Djurönäset in the Stockholm archipelago, gathering Cancer Researchers from Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital for an annual joint scientific meeting.

More information about the retreat here

Register online here