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Karolinska Institute | Karolinska University Ranking

The Karolinska University ranking in the GPA system is Top 50 / Tier 2.

Karolinska Institutet (as it is known in Sweden) is the most well-known institution of higher learning in Sweden, specializing in medicine (like UCSF). KI, in older English texts as the Royal Caroline Institute, is a medical university in Solna within the Stockholm urban area, Sweden, and one of the largest and most prestigious medical universities in the world. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. It consists of fifty professors from various medical disciplines at the university.

Karolinska University ranking

Other Agencies providing Karolinska University Ranking information:

  • QS World University Ranking (2015–16) Not Ranked but ranked 3 and 9 for dentist and medical sciences
  • THE World University Ranking (2015–16) 28
  • GPA World’s Top 50 Ranking (2016) Included in Top 50 as Tier 

Additional information: Institutional History

  • Karolinska Institutet was founded in 1810 on Kungsholmen on the west side of Stockholm; the main campus was relocated decades later to Solna, just outside Stockholm. A second campus was established more recently in Flemingsberg, Huddinge, south of Stockholm.[4] Karolinska Institutet consistently ranks among the top universities in the world on a number of prestigious ranking tables, and is currently considered the ninth best university to study medicine in the world. Karolinska Institutet is Sweden’s third oldest medical school, after Uppsala University (founded in 1477) and Lund University (founded in 1666). Research at Karolinska Institutet accounts for more than 40% of all academic medical research in Sweden.

Additional information: Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for a Master’s in Biomedicine at Karolinska Institutet: Citizens within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland: No application or tuition fees. Non EU/EEA citizens: Application fee is 900 SEK; tuition is 400 000 SEK total.


Karolinska University web site: http://ki.se/en/

THE (Times of Higher Education) ranking: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings