M.Sc. On Campus

Global Health

Karolinska Institute

12 months
17756 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's Programme in Global Health at Karolinska Institute focuses on the challenges that transcend national borders and has an impact on current as well as future generations.


The Global Health programme from Karolinska Institute integrates expertise and perspectives from the fields of public health, medicine, epidemiology, health economics, behavioural science, environmental sciences and anthropology, among others. 

It provides a new platform for research, education and information on health challenges faced by the world population.

Career opportunities

  • After your studies, a potential field of work is within national or international organisations that work with low- or middle-income countries around issues related to poverty and health. 
  • Upon completion of the programme you are also eligible to apply for doctoral education (PhD).

Programme Structure

  • This one-year programme consists of three parts. The core part provides the students with a common knowledge base. The advanced part contains courses addressing different specific areas of global health such as communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health. 
  • The final part is a research project submitted as a thesis, which can be carried out in Sweden or in a low or middle income country where Karolinska Institutet has an existing collaboration. Read more on how the programme is structured in the programme syllabus.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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

  • Applicants with foreign academic credentials should follow the documentation requirements for master's applicants at
  • Applicants with Swedish academic credentials should follow the documentation requirements at

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17756 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17756 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Total amount: 180 000 SEK

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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