Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (Sweden)
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- Outgoing University of Sydney ELECTIVE students to Karolinska Institute
- Incoming Karolinska Institute students to University of Sydney
Number of places: Up to two University of Sydney students in their fixed elective term will be nominated to represent the Faculty under this scheme.
Institution: 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 48 weeks in duration.
Other: The University of Sydney is the only Australian partner in the Karolinska Institute exchange program & the program has been active for several years. 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 enquries contact us.
The International Office at the Karolinska Institute will nominate up to two students per year for short term elective placement at the University of Sydney. Students should nominate subspecialty areas of special interest & we will do our best to accommodate individual preference.
Karolinska students should suggest speciality 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. In 2011 we hosted Camilla Statin and Christian Trumsted.
Interested students from Karolinska should browse through the following websites to become familiar with the University of Sydney and the Sydney Medical School.
- The City of Sydney
- University of Sydney
- Sydney Medical School
- Australia’s First University (video)
- Office for Global Health
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.
Please consult the visitor’s guide on the Office for Global Health web pages for useful information about living in Sydney.
Karolinska Institute students who wish to apply for an elective placement at the University of Sydney should contact: