Leaves of absence from KI and caring for your health whilst living in Sweden

Hej hej! Today I’m here to talk about two not so pleasant subjects: asking for a leave of absence during your Master’s at KI and dealing with health issues during your stay in Sweden. It ended up being a veeery long post, but with lots of information – feel free to skip whatever section you… Read More Leaves of absence from KI and caring for your health whilst living in Sweden

Who are we “Global Healthers” in 2019-2020?

Hello everyone! I’ve been thinking it’s about time I introduced you to our lovely class in the Global Health Master, 2019-2020 cohort! So, who are we? Nationality As in any Global program, taught in English in a country where it’s not an official language, you’d expect us to come from many different places, right? Yes!… Read More Who are we “Global Healthers” in 2019-2020?

Studying foreign languages in Stockholm: what if you want to learn something other than Swedish?

If you google something similar to “language courses in Stockolm”, you’ll notice that the absolute majority of search results will refer to Swedish language courses for foreigners. While living in Belgium for a year prior to moving to Sweden, I had access to really good and affordable language schools in the city I lived and… Read More Studying foreign languages in Stockholm: what if you want to learn something other than Swedish?

The Public Health vs. Global Health dilemma: choosing your program

Still haven’t made up your mind on whether you want to apply for the Global Health or the Public Health Sciences masters programs at KI? I will try to help you out! Ever since I began my studies in Global Health, it is not uncommon to hear colleagues from both programs saying they hesitated to… Read More The Public Health vs. Global Health dilemma: choosing your program

And so… it begins! First Global Health course review

Hello everyone! On this post I’ll be talking about and reviewing our first module in the Global Health Master’s at KI, also called… Global Health! The Global Health course accounts for 7,5 credits (out of the 60 credits we need to graduate) and is our introduction to the master’s and the field. During its 5… Read More And so… it begins! First Global Health course review