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Aging Research Center

A multidisciplinary research center devoted to aging and health. Established in 2000 by Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University.

ARC’s mission

ARC’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of older individuals by contributing to the understanding of the aging process from a biomedical, and psychological and sociological perspective in relation to life-long social and physical contexts. ARC conducts research and education and spreads research findings within and outside the scientific community.

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New and improved website!

Welcome to ARC’s new website!

Be aware that this is a work in progress. If you have difficulties navigating the site, discover flaws (e.g. links not working), or lack some information you think should be included in the website, please notify us by sending an email to

Job openings

No positions available at the moment.

ARC seminars

The weekly seminars will return after the summer.

Doctoral thesis defenses