Students’ and doctoral students’ ombudspersons

Medicinska Föreningen’s students’ and doctoral students’ ombudspersons are independent instances whom you as a student can turn to with questions regarding KI’s rules, or as support in conflicts and other situations that can arise during your time at KI. Matters are treated confidentially, it’s always free of charge and is available for ALL students, regardless of membership in Medicinska Föreningen.

What can the ombudspersons do? What can’t the ombudspersons do?
  • Be a neutral and independent instance between you and Karolinska Institutet (KI) in a possible conflict
  • Help you understand your own rights and obligations
  • Help you with complaints
  • Investigate whether KI follows the rules in handling your cases and protects your rights
  • Take sides in the matter
  • Decide on the matter
  • Instruct or get instructed by units or decision-making bodies at KI
  • Be an appeal body for issues already addressed and dealt with by other entities or decision-making bodies at KI

Never hesitate to contact the ombudspersons, as the work entails supporting individual students as well as improving the environment for everyone at KI.

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Nazira Hammoud Shahwan

Nazira Hammoud Shahwan

The Students’ Ombudsperson at Medicinska Föreningen
Åsa Samuelsson Ökmengil

Åsa Samuelsson Ökmengil

The Doctoral Students’ Ombudsperson at Medicinska Föreningen

Contact the ombudspersons

Find contact information here or contact the students’ ombudsperson or the doctoral students’ ombudsperson via the forms below.

Contact the students ombudsperson

Contact the doctoral students’ ombudsperson