KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET (KI)
Karolinska Institutet (KI) is Sweden’s leading medical university, conducting more than 40 % of all health sciences research in the country, covering a broad field from fundamental research in molecular biology to public health science and care research.Its scientists collaborate widely both nationally and internationally with universities, health care providers and industry.
KI offers 17 health sciences undergraduate programmes and numerous post-graduate and independent courses. The Medical Management Centre (MMC), established in 2002, addresses, through research and education, how resources – in the form of competence, knowledge, material and other assets – can best be used and developed to improve human health. The MMC runs research programmes covering health systems and policy, clinical management and informatics, health leadership, health entrepreneurship, health economics and cancer and palliative care.
It collaborates extensively with practitioners – clinicians and managers – with its “research into practice” strategy, applying a mixed methods case study methodology. It runs an International Master’s in health economics, policy and management, in addition to post-graduate and executive health management development programmes. The MMC carries out international research with direct involvement as well as extensive partnering in Europe, North-America, Australia, Southeast Asia and Africa.