If you ask any student in the first or second semester of the Biomedicine Master’s Program, the answer to this would be a straight NO. Last year, we had sufficient time to explore Stockholm, cultivate hobbies, make new friends, have a great social life, plan short vacations, do extra jobs- all this while balancing full… Read More Is the Biomedicine Master’s stressful?
During the third semester of the Master’s program in Biomedicine, we are allowed to choose an elective track. Each track consists of PhD courses in the related field. Even though the credits are the same for each track, the schedules vary and the courses usually run in parallel with the research project. You can find… Read More My first PhD course at KI
Karolinska Institutet is a world class university so you can expect cutting edge research taught by leading experts. But how difficult are the Master’s programmes at KI? What about the learning pace? How intensive are the courses? How difficult is it to pass the exams? I collected some thoughts from our Digital Ambassadors half way… Read More How difficult are the Global Master’s programmes at KI?
This year marks the start of the second year of the Bachelors programme of Biomedicine for me! The course started at the end of August and is called Infection and Immunity. The course in general includes learning about immunology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology and so on. Essentially, we are learning about the human immune system such… Read More Infection and Immunity- Course 1, Semester 3
Most of you that are planning to pursue Maser’s program in Biomedicine have already set your eyes on a PhD. Not only will the research intensive program motivate you further, it will also prepare you for a PhD. The curriculum is one way but there are other advantages you would get, being a part of KI.… Read More How will the Biomedicine Master’s program prepare you for a PhD?
Summer is over. Yes, it is still August, but don´t remind me – courses started already on the 21st of August, quite early, right? Not for the whole Master´s, just for my classmates who chose developmental biology and regenerative medicine elective track. I chose the one staring the earliest, HOORAY (*sarcasm right there*)! But is… Read More “Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine
A new year and new semester has begun at Karolinska Institutet! Having spent a year studying at KI, I decided to write a post on the two campus: Campus Solna and Flemingsberg. Today, I’ll be writing about Campus Flemingsberg. I’ll cover aspects like transport, facilities at the campus and share a few pictures. So without… Read More A virtual tour around Campus Flemingsberg!
Disclaimer: No-one can predict whether you will get selected before the official announcement of results. The first international class of Biomedicine BSc program (me including) started at Karolinska Institutet in fall 2014. Since then, the program has become more popular and more competitive. How do I know this? I’ve looked into the statistics by the Swedish Council… Read More Admission statistics for Biomedicine Bachelor programme. Who gets in? 2014 – 2017
With summer coming to an end (almost) and Year 2 being a month away, I thought it was time for some fika and reflection on Year 1. Hard to get rid of the fika habit despite it being only a year, might I add. Here’s a quick over view of all the subjects we have… Read More Bachelor’s programme in Biomedicine- Year 1 review
I know that the admission process to the Global Bachelor’s Programme in Biomedicine is not easy to understand for international students. To change this, I visited the KI Admissions Office and they helped me to sort out a lot of questions. Here I’ll try to explain with 3 steps what happens when you apply. Hope you… Read More Admission process to Biomed BSc programme for international students: 3 steps