I am an EU student without an EU Health Insurance Card. Here’s how I got my personnummer.

In my previous blog post I explained that I wasn’t able to get a personnummer despite being an EU student enrolled in a two-year master’s program at KI since I didn’t have an EU Health Insurance Card (EHIC). As promised, I’m about to share the details of my six month long struggle with the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)… Read More I am an EU student without an EU Health Insurance Card. Here’s how I got my personnummer.

Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives

I am one of the few lucky students who had the opportunity to study in not one, but two Swedish cities, at two of the most prestigious universities in Scandinavia. 2 years ago, thanks to the Erasmus program, I was able to spend one semester at Lunds Universitet, in beautiful Skåne. Even though I decided… Read More Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives

✈ Dhaka to Stockholm: going global with Global Health

Tauhid is a course participant in the 2017/2018 cohort of Global Health Masters at Karolinska Institutet. He shares the story of his journey from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Stockholm. Background Tauhid  trained as a dentist in Bangladesh. He worked for an organisation with strong ties to public health. Nurturing an interest in the field, he pursued a Masters… Read More ✈ Dhaka to Stockholm: going global with Global Health

Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…

Hello everyone and welcome back! Last year I wrote how I managed to study and work in a lab simultaneously. Well… the truth is that I only managed for the first semester. Go on reading and find out why! First semester is (kind of) doable First semester of MTLS is at Karolinska Institutet (click here… Read More Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…