5 questions that usually don’t get answered: HEPM edition

After completing my first year of master’s in Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) at Karolinska Institutet, I realized that there are some valid questions and concerns from prospective and admitted students that don’t get a straightforward answer by reading the programme’s official webpage. I collected some of the most popular questions I’ve received trough… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: HEPM edition

Summary of first year of Health Economics, Policy and Management master’s programme

A year passed by so quickly! As a starter, I want to say that it has been an amazing experience. Even though I had many concerns throughout the year (probably because of the differences in the “nordic way” of teaching), I cannot express in words how much I have grown and how valuable have been… Read More Summary of first year of Health Economics, Policy and Management master’s programme

Health and Medical Care Management: a course review

We have reached the last course review of the year for the health economics, policy and management programme: Health and Medical Care Management. This course covered the basics of management theory applied to the healthcare sector (there’s an advanced course next semester), adapting the content in order to apply the concepts to the current COVID-19… Read More Health and Medical Care Management: a course review

4 things that are more expensive than expected in Stockholm

It is common knowledge that Stockholm is not a cheap city to live in. Of course, it’s all a matter of perspectives. If you come from a nordic country you would probably find Sweden to be quite cheap in almost every aspect of life, whether if you come from Spain or Greece you would think… Read More 4 things that are more expensive than expected in Stockholm

My distance learning experiences at Karolinska Institutet

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning is a new reality for students around the world. Even though all global master’s programmes at Karolinska Institutet embraced this new dynamic from March 18th 2020, each programme has had different experiences and outcomes from dealing with this new way of teaching. On this blogpost you’ll… Read More My distance learning experiences at Karolinska Institutet

Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review

The time for one of the most expected (and feared) courses of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme finally arrived, and it came with a pandemic! The economic evaluation of healthcare programmes course integrates the knowledge acquired during previous courses in order to dive into the world of cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions. This… Read More Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review

KI Housing: Flemingsberg

Karolinska Institutet offers accomodation services through KI Housing. This is a very convenient opportunity for every new-coming student since finding a place to live in Stockholm might get tricky sometimes. On this blogpost you will read everything you need to know about moving to KI Residence Flemingsberg, which is part of the Nobelus building complex.… Read More KI Housing: Flemingsberg

KI Housing options compared

Finding student accommodation in Stockholm can be difficult most of the times. For this reason, Karolinska Institutet offers housing services for first year students in order to facilitate the process of moving to Sweden. KI Housing has several options that vary depending on their features. I created an overall comparison of the most popular accommodation… Read More KI Housing options compared