About Karolinska Institutet – a medical university

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Our vision is to advance knowledge about life and strive towards better health for all.

As a university, KI is Sweden’s single largest centre of medical academic research and offers the country’s widest range of medical courses and programmes.

Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

Ceremonies, prizes and awards

Film about KI - Experimental research in an advanced laboratory environment

Karolinska Institutets newest research building has been created with the purpose of promoting groundbreaking biomedical research. Here, scientists at KI will achieve breakthroughs that will lead to better health for all.