Become a student representative

To become a student representative is amongst the most fun and giving things to do while studying. As a student representative you speak for the students against Karolinska Institutet (KI), to give our perspective and to create a better university for us all.

Student representation can seem scary at first, but it doesn’t have to be at all scary or hard! You soon realize that the teachers and staff at KI really listen to what you have to say. You learn incredibly much and gain experiences that you’ll benefit from later on in life.

The easiest way to take a first step and learn more about this is to contact and explore your section. Through your section you can find out more and get involved and become a student representative in positions that affect your own programme. You can also email [email protected] to find out more!

Vacant positions

Below you will find vacant student representative positions within central bodies at Karolinska Institutet.

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Council of Ethics Works to ensure that a discussion on ethics is conducted within KI, assist with ethical competence and monitor developments in the area, work to ensure that KI's management of ethical issues is in good agreement with the values ​​of the outside world and those who prevail, or should prevail within KI. 1
KIB Council KI's university library (KIB) is a university-wide function under the Rector who is to be responsible for the scientific information supply, contribute with support for learning and scientific communication, and be a study and meeting place to promote learning. The Biobliotec Council shall provide guidance on the business orientation and participate with advice in the preparation of the biobliotek's internal budget distribution and budgetary emergencies. 1
Coordinating group for quality work Prepare the Rector's decision regarding the quality system and the Faculty Board's strategic decisions for implementing the quality work in KI's core activities. Also coordinates KI's work with external quality reviews 1
Council of Infrastructure (NEW) Beredande organ avseende infrastrukturfrågor inklusive budgetfrågor, förslag till strategisk utveckling i enlighet med KI:s övergripande strategi samt handlingsplaner för infrastruktur. 1
Steering Committee for Educational Unit for Teaching and Learning (UoL) The unit will conduct higher education teaching activities and provide pedagogical support at KI. The faculty board decides on the direction and scope of the activities at UoL. The steering group prepares the faculty board's decision and decides on business planning within the framework of the budget that is decided by the faculty board. 1
Read and Review Group (LÄGG) Reading and review group for external evaluations. (Candidate must master Swedish fluency in speech and writing) 1
Dean's decision for department group North Responsible for coordination and streamlining within the institution group and shall support the heads of departments in implementing the faculty board's decisions and other university-wide decisions. 1
Dean's decision for department group South Responsible for coordination and streamlining within the institution group and shall support the heads of departments in implementing the faculty board's decisions and other university-wide decisions. 1
Representative in the foundation John and Kerstin Berglund's support fund. 1
KI / SLL education council Prepare issues related to education. Prepares for KI / SLL management group, decisions are made within each organization. 1
KI / SLL Research Council Prepare issues related to research. Prepares for KI / SLL management group, decisions are made within each organization. 1
Working group for KI's self-evaluation in connection with UKÄ's HEI review Compiles and writes the self-evaluation that KI should submit in connection with UKÄ's HEI examination. (Candidate must master Swedish fluency in speech and writing) 1
Educational Prize Committee Prepare decisions regarding KI's educational prize. Common for undergraduate and graduate education and postgraduate education 2
Learning Environment Council Assist the KU Coordinator for Infrastructure for his / her assignment regarding first-cycle, second-cycle and postgraduate education. 1
Scholarship Board Prepare matters pertaining to dividends from KI's foundation scholarships for education. 1
Rosander's donation fund Evaluates applications for funds from Karin and Nils Rosander's donation fund. 1
Council of Infrastructure (OLD) Research infrastructure, strategy, coordination, investments, etc. Will remain for a transitional period until members of the new infrastructure council have been appointed. Will possibly report to the faculty board. 1
Culture Council 1
New training rooms – Campus Solna 1
KI's bicycle days 1
Instructors KI's gym – Campus Flemingsberg 1
IMM Education committee The IMM Education committee has the overall responsibility for the institution's education assignment. This responsibility covers programs and courses. 2