6 Steps to get a practice license in Sweden for a non-EU medical doctor

“So, you are a medical doctor. Do you plan to practice here after finishing your master study?” This was the most common question I got during my first eight months here in Stockholm. At first, I did not really think about this. My initial plan was to come to KI and finish the Master in… Read More 6 Steps to get a practice license in Sweden for a non-EU medical doctor

New year, new beginnings: starting the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Semester two

New year means new beginnings. For us, the Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) students, the arrival of the new year has meant that we have started our second semester, which takes place at the Frescati campus of Stockholm University. With all the excitement – and getting lost while searching for lecture rooms – of… Read More New year, new beginnings: starting the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Semester two

Women in Global Health Sweden Chapter – creating balance through movement

Usually, one should try to be very still when trying to balance oneself or something. Too much movement, things start to fall apart. However, this is not always the case. In certain situations, movement provides better opportunity to achieve balance. Think of when someone rides a bicycle, it is easier to balance the bike when… Read More Women in Global Health Sweden Chapter – creating balance through movement

How to learn about entrepreneurship outside of medical​ school

When you immerse yourself in medical school, your studying revolves around medical terms, anatomical models, dissections, or even research. Perhaps you are not familiar with certain activities that could possibly grab your attention. I was once in your position until I discovered the workshops given by the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES). SSES provides an innovative… Read More How to learn about entrepreneurship outside of medical​ school

To eat Semla in the forest, why not?

One of the advantages of studying in Stockholm is that you can easily reach nearby forest. From fancy picnic to challenging hiking, from sight-seeing with a pair of bare eyes to photo hunting with sophisticated sniper-like lenses. The forest is always fascinating to view and breath-taking to explore, literally, especially if one takes the longest… Read More To eat Semla in the forest, why not?

Money Diary: Bills I ‘have to’ pay by the end of every month (vol 2).

Hey there! I dramatically want to convey that the time for admission notification is almost here: tick tock- as the clock is ticking (dramatic enough? 😀 ) I quite vividly remember my thought process around this time. With a bit of excitement, anticipation, and nervousness, my planning mode was equally in place. Since I intended… Read More Money Diary: Bills I ‘have to’ pay by the end of every month (vol 2).

Learn about epigenetics in the heart of the Alps​

A throwback to the autumn semester when I was juggling between several assignments.  I somehow managed to apply for the Eurolife Winter School. In November, I received an email saying that I was granted a scholarship to attend the conference in Obergurgl during mid-December. I felt a rush of excitement when I read the email.… Read More Learn about epigenetics in the heart of the Alps​