Rules and general syllabus for doctoral education

Here you can find the rules for doctoral education at Karolinska Institutet and the general syllabus for the doctoral level education in Medical Science.

Rules for doctoral education

General syllabus for Medical Science

All doctoral students admitted after 1 March 2006 is admitted to the doctoral education subject Medical Science. The general syllabus valid at the time of admission describes what is expected of the doctoral student, for example when writing the individual study plan.

General syllabus for other doctoral education subjects

From 2022, it is only possible to pursue a doctoral education at KI in the subject Medical Science. All other doctoral education subjects has been discontinued (decision 2020-09-15, dnr 1/454-2020). Those admitted to any of the old subjects can only continue their doctoral studies if they get an application for changing subject approved.

Other relevant rules, guidelines and instructions

Instructions for certain decisions in education at the undergraduate, advanced and doctoral levels and appeal of such decisions (credit transfer for course or part of course and doctoral student's request for exemption from a compulsory educational activities) (only in Swedish)