June is the perfect month: school is over (for a while) and I’m rushing North to celebrate Midsommar! This is a Swedish celebration dedicated to the middle of the summer. Wait, what? Middle of summer? Yes, kids. 21 of June is the middle of Swedish summer. Welcome to the North. Apparently, there are just 21… Read More Midsommar
At least, that’s how my classmates from SFI (“Swedish for immigrants”) joke but mostly because we are unsatisfied with our own progress. If you learn slow, that’s not necessarily the school’s fault. And let me explain why! First of all, I encourage you to apply to SFI. Whether you’re a current student or thinking about… Read More SFI – Swedish for idiots?
“One year of love is better than a lifetime alone!” Queen As most of you are currently applying for accommodations, I think it would be fun to share my experience of living in Jägargatan – a student accomodation, located in the most hipster area of Stockholm, Södermalm. When I got the email that I got… Read More Jägargatan – one year of love
Back home we say that it’s better to be first in your village rather than second in Rome. So Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden. Does size matter? Especially, if it has other attractions and has a great personality? Even though I always say that my love of Stockholm is uncontrollable and infinite,… Read More Cheating on Stockholm with Gothenburg: Is it worth it?
– Male driver, belted! – Female, front seat, belted! – Male, front seat, unbelted! Do you want to feel like a police officer? Then you should take part in the Collecting and organizing data course! That was one of our activities. The task was to estimate the number of rule breakers on the street ,… Read More Collecting and organizing data – course review
The best thing about living in Stockholm is that it is easy to escape. Are you looking for a cheap trip? Cruises to all Baltic capitals will work for you! Cruise by ferry is a 40 hours trip with 2 nights on the board and 6-7 hours in the city which is enough to make… Read More Around Baltic sea – Riga
– I’m glad that this time no one cried in class! How would you react if the teacher said this on your first day of the course? I can tell you what I did! I cried but at home 🙂 Well, this course was the most difficult one for me personally. And the winter darkness… Read More Basic statistics: are you with us or against us?
Hej, guys! Hope you’re dealing with all your exams/assignments/deadlines well! Since we expect new students for upcoming semester, I would like to update you about KI social activities =) I recently got a question if I feel lonely, while studying here. Oh, man, I enjoy every minute alone! My favourite day is Thursday because of… Read More Where to meet friends in KI?
This is the second course in our first semester and it is 7,5 credits, just like the previous one. I really loved it as it had a lot of lectures and practical lessons. Oh, and shouldn’t forget that our course coordinator made it super structured and logical. Lectures The lectures were of half of our… Read More Methods for Studying the Distribution of Health: A Course review
Hej! We have started our education at Karolinska Institutet and here are some of my reflections. The first course in the Master’s Programme of Public Health – Epidemiology was Introduction to Public Health Sciences. We are 32 people from 17 countries and we all arrived at KI with different backgrounds. It is quite complicated to… Read More Introduction to Public Health Sciences: course review