I am an EU student without an EU Health Insurance Card. Here’s how I got my personnummer.

In my previous blog post I explained that I wasn’t able to get a personnummer despite being an EU student enrolled in a two-year master’s program at KI since I didn’t have an EU Health Insurance Card (EHIC). As promised, I’m about to share the details of my six month long struggle with the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)… Read More I am an EU student without an EU Health Insurance Card. Here’s how I got my personnummer.

Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives

I am one of the few lucky students who had the opportunity to study in not one, but two Swedish cities, at two of the most prestigious universities in Scandinavia. 2 years ago, thanks to the Erasmus program, I was able to spend one semester at Lunds Universitet, in beautiful Skåne. Even though I decided… Read More Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives

✈ Dhaka to Stockholm: going global with Global Health

Tauhid is a course participant in the 2017/2018 cohort of Global Health Masters at Karolinska Institutet. He shares the story of his journey from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Stockholm. Background Tauhid  trained as a dentist in Bangladesh. He worked for an organisation with strong ties to public health. Nurturing an interest in the field, he pursued a Masters… Read More ✈ Dhaka to Stockholm: going global with Global Health