Photo: Veronica Tybell

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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Welcome to ARC’s website!

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ARC seminar with Tine Rostgaard, Stockholm University on Tuesday 11 May, 11:00
ARC seminar with Jonas Olofsson, Stockholm University on Tuesday 18 May, 11:00
ARC seminar with Juan-Jesus Carrero, KI, MEB on Tuesday 25 May, 11:00
ARC seminar with Artin Arshamian, KI, Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience, on Tuesday 1 June, 11:00
ARC seminar with Tina Sundelin, Stockholm University, Department of Psychology, on Tuesday 8 June, 11:00

Preliminary title: “Effects of sleep loss”
Host: Ingrid Ekström

ARC seminar with Svenja Caspers, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf & Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin, Germany, on Tuesday 15 June, 11:00

Title: TBA
Host: Ingrid Ekström

Job openings

Available positions at ARC are also advertised on the Job openings page. All open academic and administrative positions are listed on Karolinska Institutet’s website – including all open positions for doctoral students and post docs.