5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet

This blogpost is dedicated to all first semester students (AKA newbies) and also prospective students considering applying for a two-year master’s program at Karolinska Institutet. I present you with 5 pieces of advice that I believe will make the difference and help you get it right on your first semester at KI. Here they are:… Read More 5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet

Medical Statistics II: a course review

We are back in Stockholm! Despite the current pandemic and challenges that it brings with it, I am very happy to start my second year as a master’s student at KI. The third semester of the Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) programme starts with the advanced course in medical statistics. Although a bit short,… Read More Medical Statistics II: a course review

5 questions that usually don’t get answered: MSc in Biomedicine edition

After finishing my two-year master’s degree in Biomedicine, this blog will sadly be my last one. It feels surreal to end this blogging journey and also graduate at KI which I spoke in a previous blog. My final blog is going to be about the most common questions I receive from prospective students about the masters in… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: MSc in Biomedicine edition

First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia. A country that spikes interest and curiosity in people for many reasons. If you haven’t read my first introduction blog, I was not only raised in Sweden but also the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It is a unique country where one can experience a culture shock if not familiar with MENA (Middle… Read More First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia

Public Health Project Management: Course Review

Summer has come to a close and we are back for our second (and final!!) year of the Public Health Master’s program. This year we started with a new course that they implemented called Project Management (as per the request of previous students). The main focus of this course was learning protocol planning for conducting… Read More Public Health Project Management: Course Review

Staying (working) in Sweden after graduation: some useful tips

After staying for some years in Sweden, who will not fall in love with Sweden? Most people will. The culture, the nature, the work-life balance, the changing seasons – there are many reasons to make one enjoy his/ her time in Sweden. No wonder, many students intend to stay in Sweden after graduation, including us.… Read More Staying (working) in Sweden after graduation: some useful tips

Health Informatics class of 2020 – three months later

Time does flies. One day we were just starting our introductions in Autumn term 2018 and then “suddenly”, here we are in autumn 2020. It was approximately three months after our graduation. Maybe some of you are wondering about the career opportunities after you become an alumni of the Health Informatics Programme. So, here is… Read More Health Informatics class of 2020 – three months later

What does KI have to offer for sports and fitness?

Under normal circumstances, KI has lots to offer in terms of sports and fitness. Unfortunately, this fall some of these services and/or events may be cancelled or have to be adapted, however it is good to know what they offer so you don’t miss out on things as KI opens things up.  Weekly sports Throughout… Read More What does KI have to offer for sports and fitness?

My summer internship in health economics

This is the second of a series of blogposts in which I am sharing a little (I had to consider confidentiality) about my summer job experiences while reflecting on the process and outcomes. For clarification purposes, the Health Economics, Policy and Management Global Programme at KI does not include/require/offer internship opportunities. Internships are completely optional… Read More My summer internship in health economics