Research centres

A research centre at Karolinska Institutet is a focused concentration in a certain scientific area, which is flexible in its organisation and limited in time. Research centres aim to create a dynamic collaboration across scientific areas, departments, and organisational boundaries in Sweden or internationally.

It is the Committee for Research that decides on the criteria for establishing, monitoring, and closing of research centres within KI or centres run by KI. Regarding the formation of more comprehensive, strategic research centres in collaboration with other organisations, the decision is made by the KI’s President. The Committé for Research may, however, be responsible for the administrative preparation of this decision on behalf of the President.

National and international centres at KI

Centres in collaboration with other stakeholders

Centres set up by targeted external funding

Centres within KI

Internal research networks

KI has a number of internal research networks, which is a "looser" collaboration form than a formal research centre. The puropse of these networks is to promote cooperation and knowledge exchange within each research area or alike, regardless of location or home department. The networks othen gather both preclinical and clinical researchers. Some of these networks are to a certain extent faculty funded, others are not.

A list of internal research networks

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