Now that you have submitted your applications for the Master’s program, it is time to start looking for funding options and here is an estimate of how much you would need to survive in Stockholm- Accommodation- 3500 to 6000 SEK per month This is the range for a student dorm or a room in a… Read More How much does it cost to study at KI?
I was one of the students that had the privilege of living in a nice house throughout my education. Needless to say, I had my own apprehensions about moving in to an 18 sq m dorm room. Having read about the housing situation in Stockholm, I was grateful to have gotten a room at Pax.… Read More Life in a student dorm
Stockholm is expensive. But wait! That does not stop you from travelling across Europe while you study here! I know how exciting it is, especially if you are a non-EU student and want to make the most of your schengen visa! Here are some ways I have managed to get around and not burn a… Read More Travelling outside Stockholm using meager funds
The main expectation from a master’s program is to learn enough and be able to apply knowledge in real life situations. For most of the biomedicine students, it means, to be able to work independently in a lab. In this blog, I have listed the different opportunities we get to gain practical experience during the… Read More How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master’s program?
Hello! I hope most of you have already submitted your applications to KI. While you eagerly wait for the results, there are certain logistics that you could look into. Finances As you are aware, the cost of living in Stockholm is extremely high. It is highly recommended to ensure that you have a constant source… Read More Important things to sort out before arriving in Stockholm
Hello! It’s vacation time. But, the students of Master’s program in Biomedicine are technically on a study break! We began the second part of Frontiers in Translational Medicine the very next day after our exams. Needless to say, we were all a bit tired. However, all the grumpiness manifested into excitement as the classes progressed. As I… Read More Course Review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine (part 2)
Leaving your country to study abroad can be quite challenging. Being home to many international students, Karolinska Institutet ensures that you are comfortable in every possible way. As soon as you arrive For most of us, it is our first time in Stockholm and landing in a completely new city (alone) with all those heavy… Read More You are always in safe hands at KI
This was the first question I had in mind when I decided to move to Sweden for master’s program. I was fearful about the oral communications I would have to make/not make. I don’t speak or even remotely understand any of the Germanic languages and was quite worried if I could survive in Sweden. Having been… Read More How good should your Swedish be?
Hello! We have just finished our exams for the first part of Frontiers in Translational Medicine (FTM) and I thought it is the perfect time for a course review. This is the second course of the Master’s program in Biomedicine and takes up almost the entire first semester; time-wise (14 weeks) and credit-wise (22 hp). After… Read More Course review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine (part 1)
I would best describe it as a love-hate relationship. There are days when I wake up and feel so thankful that destiny (KI to be more precise) brought me to Sweden and cannot wait to head out and fill my eyes with the prettiness the season has to offer. And then, there are days when… Read More What is my status with the Swedish winter?