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Outgoing University of Sydney Elective students to Karolinska Institute

Number of places: Up to five University of Sydney students in their fixed elective term will be nominated to represent the Faculty under this scheme.

Institution: Karolinska is a prestigious university ranked number 42 in the world in the Times Higher Rankings for 2013. General information about the Karolinksa Institute can be found on their website http://ki.se/?l=en and more detail about courses available in English for exchange students from partner institutions here http://ki.se/ki/jsp/polopoly.jsp?a=70690&d=26842&l=en.

Duration: This placement is 4–8 weeks in duration.

Other: The Karolinska Institute offers a number of their courses and options in English.

Travel and living expenses must be borne by students, although some subsidised accommodation may be available.

Interested students should read the Impressions section of this site to learn about the experiences of previous students.

Applying: Please consult these pages for details on applying for a placement and scholarship support.

Resources: Our resources pages provide some valuable material on your health and safety and on some of the medical conditions and environments you may come across while on placement.

For further enquiries contact us.


Incoming Karolinska Institute students to University of Sydney

The International Office at the Karolinska Institute will nominate up to five students per year for short term elective placement at the University of Sydney.

Karolinska students should suggest specialty areas of interest and we will do our best to provide your preferred placement. Karolinska students will usually be placed at Royal North Shore hospital.

Interested students from Karolinska should browse through the following websites to become familiar with the University of Sydney and the Sydney Medical School.


Information about Australia’s Health can be found at www.aihw.gov.au

We also have some Impressions from students of their experiences in Sydney.

Information, advice and support for international students may be found on the International Student Office site.

Karolinska Institute students who wish to apply for an elective placement at the University of Sydney should contact:
Julia Jader
Email: