FIR: Faculty Office & International Relations

FIR focuses on overall issues regarding research, doctoral education, education and internationalisation in accordance with the requirements of the University Management and Faculty Boards.

About FIR

Our mission is to provide strategic and administrative support to KI Management, Faculty Board and Committees. The tasks involve handling of cases, preparation of strategies and conduction of investigations.

FIR is also responsible for coordinating KI:s international operations and to provide service to the community in matters relevant to FIR:s responsibilities.

FIR is divided into 4 units:

  • Research & Doctoral Education Office
  • Education Office
  • International Relations Office
  • Sustainable Development & Equal Opportunities Office

Visiting address
Nobels väg 6, 7th floor, KI Campus Solna
Open the Google Maps to find us.

Postal address
Karolinska Institutet
Faculty Office and International Relations
171 77 Stockholm

Delivery address
Solnavägen 7B, KI Campus Solna

FIR is divided into 4 units:

Head of FIR

Heads of units

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Erika Dabhilkar

Head of unit: International Relations Office
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Karin Schmekel

Head of unit: Research & Doctoral Education Office
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Maria Bengtsson

Head of unit: Education Office
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Ulrika Widegren

Head of unit: Sustainable Development & Equal Opportunities Office

Other roles at FIR

Anna Humble

Director of collaboration with healthcare
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Magnus Johansson

Quality Assurance Coordinator
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Kseniya Hartvigsson

Communications officer. I work with content development, visualisation, film production and web design.
Hien Ekeroth