If you ask any student in the first or second semester of the Biomedicine Master’s Program, the answer to this would be a straight NO. Last year, we had sufficient time to explore Stockholm, cultivate hobbies, make new friends, have a great social life, plan short vacations, do extra jobs- all this while balancing full… Read More Is the Biomedicine Master’s stressful?
During the third semester of the Master’s program in Biomedicine, we are allowed to choose an elective track. Each track consists of PhD courses in the related field. Even though the credits are the same for each track, the schedules vary and the courses usually run in parallel with the research project. You can find… Read More My first PhD course at KI
Most of you that are planning to pursue Maser’s program in Biomedicine have already set your eyes on a PhD. Not only will the research intensive program motivate you further, it will also prepare you for a PhD. The curriculum is one way but there are other advantages you would get, being a part of KI.… Read More How will the Biomedicine Master’s program prepare you for a PhD?
There is so much research that goes in before we decide on which university to study in. Consequently, there are high expectations. It was the same for me when I decided to pursue master’s studies at Karolinska Institutet. The first year at KI has been great and apart from what I had expected, there have… Read More My “wow” moments at KI
Arriving in a new city with a mind full of dreams and hopes is very exciting. There is so much to explore and there are so many new experiences. A bit of planning and getting an idea of what to expect would definitely ease the process. Arrival If you are traveling alone and it’s… Read More Planning your arrival and first week in Stockholm
While studying abroad, some surprises are inevitable inspite of all the research we do. Here’s a list of things about my program I wish someone had told me earlier so I could plan my time better: 1. A week’s gap during the first course need not really be a vacation We begin with Applied… Read More 6 things I wish I knew before beginning the Master’s program in Biomedicine
The Junior Research Project is offered as an elective in the second semester of the master’s program in biomedicine. We are allowed to work in the lab of our choice for six weeks and here’s what I did during the project. Experienced the work culture in academic labs Having worked in the industry earlier,… Read More My first project at KI
Hello! It is time to start planning your arrival in Stockholm. The semester officially begins on 28th of August and I would recommend you arrive a few days (maybe even a week) prior. 1. Enjoy the Swedish summer Even though it’s technically not summer in August, the days are quite long and it is… Read More When should you arrive in Stockholm?
Biostatistics has been my favorite course in the Biomedicine Master’s program and here’s four reasons I absolutely loved every bit of the course- 1. Course Leader The course was entirely taught by Paolo Frumento. He managed both the theory and practical classes and all of us had built a good rapport with him. He was… Read More Course review: Biostatistics
Biomedicine is an extremely broad field of science. I can think of atleast 10 subjects you could specialize in as a biomedical researcher! As much as we want to learn about everything under the Sun, there are certain limitations and we must begin to narrow down our scope a bit. The Biomedicine Master’s program is… Read More All you need to know about the Biomedicine master’s program