Fellowship for DIS Alumni at Karolinska Institutet

DIS and Karolinska Institutet Offer Fellowship for DIS Alumni

Karolinska Institutet (KI) and DIS are pleased to co-fund an annual fellowship for DIS alumni to pursue graduate studies at KI. This fellowship covers the tuition toward one of KI’s distinguished Global Master’s Programs.

Karolinska Institutet: A Leading Medical University

KI is one of the world’s foremost medical universities and Sweden’s largest center of medical academic research and offers master’s programs taught in English within health and life sciences. KI has consistently ranked in the top 50 universities globally, and within the top 10 medical universities in Europe. KI awards the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine every year, which provides them with an invaluable network and unique survey of medical research results worldwide.

Global Master’s Programs

KI offers the following Global Master’s Programs in health and life sciences, taught in English, with an international focus. The programs have a duration of 1-2 years:

You can read more about the Global Master’s Programs on the Global Master’s page.

Fellowship and Tuition Fees

The KI-DIS Fellowship is a co-funded, merit-based fellowship covering up to $20,000 per year in tuition fees for any of KI’s Global Master’s Programs. This applies to both one-year and two-year master’s program. The fellowship is available annually to DIS alumni who studied in either Stockholm or Copenhagen.

The tuition fees for the Global Master’s Programs are listed in Swedish Kronor (SEK), and they range from 165,000-200,000 SEK per year (that’s approximately $17,000-$20,000 based on the current exchange rate). EU citizens are exempt from tuition fees. You can read more about tuition and fees on KI’s website.

Global Master’s Application and KI-DIS Fellowship Application

The online application for Global Master’s Programs open from October 16, 2023 to January 15, 2024. The application fee is 900 SEK (approximately $90 based on the current exchange rate). Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and meet each program’s specific entry requirements. Read the full instructions and requirements and apply for programs on KI’s Admissions to Global Master’s Program page.

KI-DIS Fellowship application information is available on KI’s Scholarships site. The application for the fellowship will be open February 9, 2024 to February 28, 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Questions About Studying at KI, the KI-DIS Fellowship, or the Fellowship Application?

Please contact KI’s Admissions Office or submit questions using the contact form from the Admissions Office site.