Karolinska Institutet is one of Europe's largest medical universities. According to the 2009 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Karolinska Institute is the highest ranked university in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy in Europe, 8th in the world, and Sweden's highest ranked university in all categories. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings the Karolinska Institute ranked 29th on the list of Top 50 universities for Life Sciences and Biomedicine.
The Karolinska University Hospital, located in Solna and Huddinge, is associated with the university as a research and teaching hospital. Together they form an academic health science centre. It is one of Sweden's largest centres for training and research, accounting for 30 percent of the medical training and 40 percent of the medical academic research conducted nationwide. While most of the medical programs are taught in Swedish, the bulk of the Ph.D. projects are conducted in English.
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