Host institutions

An overview of our host institutions


CARIM is one of the top institutes for translational cardiovascular research in Europe. It is among the world leaders in the fields of research into vascular and thrombotic disorders and atrial fibrillation as well as translational heart failure research. It has also made important international contributions to molecular imaging in the cardiovascular field. Cardiovascular scientists from around the world have joined CARIM because it values open communication, close cooperation, high ambitions, excellent facilities and a critical learning environment.



As a maximum-care teaching hospital, we at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen offer you first-class medicine with a human face. Bundling patient care, research and teaching under one roof - a concept which is unique both architecturally and in terms of organisation – facilitates intensive interdisciplinary dialogue and a dense clinical and scientific network.



Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s foremost medical universities. Our vision is to make a significant contribution to the improvement of human health; our mission is to conduct research and education and to interact with the community. As a university, KI is Sweden’s single largest centre of medical academic research and offers the country’s widest range of medical courses and programmes. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.