In November 2017 I was walking through residential Norrmalm in the heart of Stockholm, keenly aware of my foreignness because everyone passing by was elderly and presumably Scandinavian. I was checking out a room for rent in a two-bedroom apartment owned by an elderly lady. She had an issue with girls who had lived in… Read More How to find housing in Stockholm
Last week, I was queueing on an advertised apartment for rent, then I got a notification that my account has been suspended for one whole year. Very shocking! After that, then I thought of (re)reading the terms and conditions parts that applied to the membership within the housing queueing portal. You should too if you… Read More House hunting in Stockholm: If you feel like skipping the Terms and Conditions part, don’t!
You’ve decided you want to apply for KI. It’s an exciting time, as it should be – you’ll try your best to write the best application, and if everything goes according to plan, in less than a year you’ll move to Stockholm and attend classes at one of the best Universities in the world! Very… Read More Personal finance 101: Making ends meet as full time student, without a scholarship (part I)
For those who have not yet found any accommodation, I am going to try to help you find one. Don’t give up! As an international student, I was able to find housing through Karolinska Housing for the first year. I lived in PAX and really loved the location. However, you are only guaranteed housing for… Read More Finding an accommodation in Stockholm
Find a place to live- the sooner the better! All the info you need to get an accommodation in Stockholm as a future student of Molecular Techniques in Life Science. It is well known how difficult is to find accommodation in Stockholm, so as soon as you know you will be moving to Sweden next… Read More Accommodation for Molecular Techniques in Life Science
Για όσους δεν με γνωρίζετε, ονομάζομαι Χριστίνα και σπουδάζω το Master’s in Biomedicine στο Karolinska Institutet. Κατάγομαι από τη Θεσσαλονίκη και πριν έρθω εδώ σπούδασα στο Βιολογικό ΑΠΘ. Από όσο γνωρίζω, το Ινστιτούτο Καρολίνσκα δεν είχε ξανά Ελληνίδα Digital Ambassador και έτσι αυτή είναι η πρώτη ευκαιρία να συγκεντρωθούν όλες οι πληροφορίες σε ένα πιο… Read More Ο απόλυτος οδηγός στα Ελληνικά για τις σπουδές στο Ινστιτούτο Καρολίνσκα και στη Σουηδία
How bad is the student housing situation in Stockholm? How do you increase your odds of getting an offer through KI Housing? What can you do while you wait for the reply from KI housing? What to do in case all of the above fails? What worked for me? How bad is the student housing situation in Stockholm?… Read More Accommodation hunting in Stockholm – tips to come out victorious
First of all congratulations on the admission 🙂 You are REALLY coming to KI next term. It’s now time to start preparing and as a non-EU student, the process is a bit longer. I hope this blog would help you in getting things under control. What should you do E-mail Check your email and… Read More Accepted into KI. What next? (for non-EU students)
Accomodation in Stockholm is not easy to find as you might have heard a 1000 times before, so a quick recap of possible accomodation options in Stockholm are presented here! KI Housing For international students, the most obvious choice is KI Housing. However, they give priority to exchange students but that doesn’t mean you lose… Read More Accomodation hunt in Stockholm!
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?