24 months
19272 EUR/year
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The Master's Programme in Toxicology at Karolinska Institute gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. 


The programme focuses on human health and prepares students for either a research or professional career and provides a solid platform for doctoral education in toxicology-related fields or employment in risk/safety assessment-related areas in the public sector or in industry.

Key Features 

  • The programme fulfils all the course requirements for the European Register of Toxicologists (ERT).
  • The Master's Programme in Toxicology at Karolinska Institute was one of the first toxicology programmes in the world when it started in 1976. The programme is unique in its two-year cohesive focus on toxicology and human health. The ToxMaster programme covers principles and applications in toxicology for a broad range of chemicals - pharmaceuticals, pesticides, cosmetics, environmental contaminants, occupational exposures etc. 

Programme Structure

  • The programme includes principles in toxicology, toxicokinetics, target organ toxicity, toxicological research methods, mechanisms of toxicity and mode of action, regulatory toxicity testing, laboratory animal science, alternative methods to animal testing, histopathology, statistics, epidemiology, health risk assessment including systematic approaches, global toxicology in a sustainable society, ethics, adverse outcome pathways, in silico/computational toxicology, bioinformatics, omics and practical laboratory work.
  • The programme always strives at teaching the latest developments from science, methodology and regulations. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • It is important that you follow the instructions on supporting documentation when you prepare your application. If you do not submit the documentation according to the instructions on universityadmissions.se, you cannot be considered for admission.
  • Most documents can be uploaded and you will find detailed instructions on how to upload when you are logged in at your account at universityadmissions.se. You must among others make sure that you scan the original documentation and scan in colour. Scanned copies and certified copies will not be accepted by University Admissions in Sweden.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19272 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19272 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 200 000 SEK per year

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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