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Global Master's Programme in Biomedicine

Karolinska Institutet
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
On campus

Program description

Karolinska Institutet offers a Master degree in BiomedicineA world-leading biomedical degree

A Master's in Biomedicine from Karolinska Institutet (KI) provides students with a strong foundation in molecular medicine with a focus in developing scientific communication skills. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world-leading universities in the biomedical field.

The biomedicine degree focuses on classroom and laboratory work that is geared towards understanding common diseases, including infections, cancer, and metabolic and neurological disorders.

The programme provides a solid platform for independent research and the application of new knowledge in the molecular medicine field. The Master's in Biomedicine focuses on understanding disease mechanisms which can lead to development of future methods for diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.

Students in the Master's in Biomedicine programme will take the following classes:

  • Frontiers in Transnational Medicine
  • Laboratory Animal Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Research Project

Admission requirements

General admission requirements for a Master's in Biomedicine from Karolinska Institutet:

  • A Bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent in biomedicine, biotechnology, cellular and molecular biology, or medicine
  • Proficiency in the English language should be documented by an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL; level of knowledge must be equivalent to English B at Swedish upper secondary school

For more detailed information regarding application requirements, submit an information request using the form below.

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Tuition fees

Tuition fees for a Master's in Biomedicine at Karolinska Institutet:

  • Citizens within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland: No application or tuition fees
  • Non EU/EEA citizens: Application fee is 900 SEK; tuition is 400 000 SEK total


Limited scholarships are available at Karolinska Institutet for international fee-paying students. The scholarships can only be applied for once per year.

For more detailed information about tuition fees and to see if you qualify for a scholarship, request more information using the form below.


Graduates from this programme will have earned a Master of Medical Science in Biomedicine (120 credits) from Karolinska Institutet.

About this institute

Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Stockholm, Sweden is one of the world's best medical universities. Founded in 1810 by King Karl XIII, Karolinska Institutet's mission is to contribute to the improvement of human health through research and education. Medical and health sciences...

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