I remember when I first got accepted to KI, I had so many questions regarding what students liked about Karolinska, their courses, living in Stockholm and so on. Since this is the first year of the Health Promotion and Prevention (HPP) stream, when I applied there were no current students to answer my questions, which… Read More Being a student at KI: HPP edition
Once again, congratulations to all the new newly admitted students! I really look forward to meeting you all (either digitally or in person) if you decide to accept your offer and start the programme this fall 🙂 Lets get to the point of this blog! If you were not aware, the programme completely changed its… Read More Bioentrepreneurship: Updated and new masters from fall 2020
Preparing for your move to Stockholm is such an exciting time, but I know it can also feel stressful as you plan and prepare all the necessary things including flights, packing, housing, etc. I remember for myself, I had a lot of anxiety thinking about where I was going to live. When I received my… Read More Everything you need to know before moving into KI’s student housing Jägargatan
If you are a Dual Citizen (or more!) and are coming to Karolinska Institutet on your European Union passport, but do not currently reside in Europe, this blog is for you. Although having an EU passport is awesome and will make your transition much easier, there also are a few challenges to consider. I came… Read More A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen
Welcome to Karolinska Institutet and most importantly, welcome to the Bioentrepreneurship family! You are joining a masters where you will study courses that bridges your previous science background with business studies and learn how to integrate that knowledge into your practical placements and consequently, into your future line of work. You are joining a masters… Read More Admitted to Masters in Bioentrepreneurship? Congratulations!
It is 8:00 am in the morning and I go through my usual snooze ritual for 15 minutes. I slowly get myself out of bed and walk to my window where I (yet again) see the swarm of clouds covering the Stockholm sky. I am questioning whether going to school is worth it. I realise… Read More My typical day as a Bioentrepreneurship student
In a land far far away…..where half of it is covered by pine and spruce forests, a mesmerising archipelago exists near its capital city. No polar bears or penguins live here but northern lights, elks, and moose can be seen (if you are lucky). The sun occasionally exists here too (note occasionally) and it has… Read More Is Sweden a nice place to live? Great and odd facts about this country
What do Bioentrepreneurship (MBE) students do after they graduate? Maybe work? If yes, in which field? How easy is it to get a job in your field of interest after you graduate? How many have a job at graduation? These are typical questions prospective students usually wonder about when choosing this masters but also students… Read More What do Bioentrepreneurship students do after graduation?
I remember the feeling during the application process last year. I was anxious, full of stress, my head was all over the place. At some point I just started to look for support anywhere: family, friends, random people on social media. Nonetheless, most of the times I found myself lost because I knew no one… Read More Overcoming the KI application process
What to do after the Bachelor’s? I know that many students – me included – struggle a lot with this question. Even if you have a rather clear idea of what you want your career path to be, it can be very overwhelming to choose which Master’s Programmes to apply to. On the one hand,… Read More 10 things to keep in mind when choosing a Master’s Programme