Fellowship for DIS Alumni at Karolinska Institute

DIS and Karolinska Institute Offer Fellowship for DIS Alumni

Karolinska Institute (KI) and DIS are pleased to announce a new co-funded annual fellowship for DIS alumni to pursue graduate studies at KI. Starting in the 2020-2021 academic year, this fellowship covers one-year’s tuition toward one of KI’s distinguished Global Master’s Programs.

Karolinska Institute: A Leading Medical University

KI is one of the world’s foremost medical universities and Sweden’s largest center of medical academic research. The Institute offers nine 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 the Institute with an invaluable network and unique survey of medical research results worldwide.

Global Master’s Programs

KI offers nine 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 $20,000 in tuition fees for two semesters (one year) to any of KI’s nine Global Master’s Programs. This applies to a one-year master’s program or the first year of a two-year master’s program. The fellowship is available annually beginning with the 2020-21 academic year, 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-$21,000 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 starting in fall 2020 is open from October 16, 2019 to January 15, 2020. The application fee is 800 SEK (approximately $95 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 the University Admissions in Sweden page.

KI-DIS Fellowship application information will soon be available on KI’s Scholarships site. The application for the fellowship will be open October 16, 2019 to January 15, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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

Call KI’s Admissions office at +46 8 524 862 50 (open Tuesday-Thursday 9:30-11:30 AM Swedish time) or submit questions using the contact form from the Admissions Office site.