International cooperation

2015/2016 Karolinska' s Exchange program


Karolinska Institute is offering for exchange students to apply for courses in Autumn and Spring's semester 2015/2016. The study programme in medicine entails a life-long interest in people and science. The study programme gives students a varied and stimulating profession and the foundations of an inquiring scientific mind.

General and Specific Requirements

Exchange students applying for a course or a rotation at Karolinska Institutet have to fulfill general as well as specific course/rotation requirements.

All students have to fulfill the language requirements:

o    A very good command of English, corresponding to a 550 score on the TOEFL-test or level B1 within the CEFR framework.

·         In addition to this, exchange students applying for clinical courses/rotations have to fulfill the following general requirements:

o    Three years of study at a study programme in Medicine

o    Ability to take medical history and to perform a physical examination of a patient

Specific requirements may apply as well

Exchange students without Swedish language command can apply for the following type of courses/rotations;

o    Curricular courses

o    Elective courses (see under Curricular courses)

o    Clinical rotations; designed to fit the needs of incoming exchange students

o    Research-oriented projects; On specific conditions, exchange students may also carry out projects

Please note that the options in English are limited and that a study place cannot be guaranteed.

Courses and clinical rotations are offered throughout the academic year (September - June) in accordance with the time table below. Please note that Karolinska Institutet does NOT offer any courses/rotations during summer (July and August).

Application deadline : 1st May 2015

Application process :

- Students apply CV to Undergraduate Training Dept

- Selected students will be invited for first round interview by International Cooperation Dept. on 17th April 2015.                                           -                                                    

- Succesfull candidates will be continuing instructed to complete documents submitted to the KI before deadline. 


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