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Media relations and news

As a public university, Karolinska Institutet has both an obligation and a wish to inform the outside world about our research and education. Contacts with journalists are an important part of this work, but equally important is our own news channals for exampel at Here we present useful information about press releases, news articles, and media contacts when you work at KI.

Vacations and COVID-19

During the Swedish vacation period (June-August), the Communications and Public Relations Office has limited staffing. Please also consider that the COVID-19 pandemic still provides us with a higher workload this time of year than usual. We kindly ask for your understanding that we may not be able to help you at the same level with news production and press releases as during the term.

If you are a researcher with expert knowledge in virology or other topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic and are interested in helping out answering questions from journalists, please let us know: