How is it different to study at Karolinska Institutet?

Education at Karolinska is different. That’s a fact. It doesn’t matter where you come from (except probably from other Nordic countries), the education in Sweden has some particular features that might be new for you. I have listed some of them for you in order to help you understand why coming to Sweden for your… Read More How is it different to study at Karolinska Institutet?

Health Economics, Policy and Management: What does our class look like?

The applications for KI global master’s programmes are open, which means that you must have a lot of questions and thoughts going on inside your head. This blogpost will provide you with a quick look over the Health Economics, Policy and Management class demographics and some understanding about the backgrounds of my classmates. Before bombing… Read More Health Economics, Policy and Management: What does our class look like?

First course review of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme

Hello, it’s me (Adele’s voice). It is the time for the first course review of the Health Economics, Policy and Management Programme (HEPMP). On our first month of studies, our class was enrolled in the “Introduction Course”, which overall aimed to introduce us to the main concepts and principles of public health practice and management… Read More First course review of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme

My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!

Hello everyone! So, here comes my more #professional insight into what a KI student (or any other motivated young individual with an ongoing/recently completed higher education) can do in order to increase your chances of being successful on the job market in the future. Yes, you probably guessed it right. I will be talking about… Read More My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!

Spoilt for choice: how to pick a thesis

Everywhere you look on campus at the moment, you can find second year Global Master’s students rushing to meetings and looking ever so slightly stressed. You might ask, why? Well, it’s because in just under a week all students need to have submitted their thesis proposals. Thesis proposals are incredibly important, as they outline just… Read More Spoilt for choice: how to pick a thesis

Health Economics, Policy and…..Management: A course review

The final module of our first year in HEPM was ‘Health and Medical Care Management’. After briefly touching on management in the introductory course, the bulk of our first year had been spent building knowledge in health economics and policy. I was therefore eagerly anticipating this course, particularly given the wealth of management experience amongst… Read More Health Economics, Policy and…..Management: A course review

Stockholm is a State of Minds, and how I am experiencing it!!

Hej! When you receive the notification saying that you been admitted to one of the best medical university in the world, you might want to sit down and read those words slowly and clearly in your mind “Conditionally admitted”. I had to google it to be sure what it meant and when I was able… Read More Stockholm is a State of Minds, and how I am experiencing it!!

Calling all women contributing to global health in Sweden…!

‘What activities are available to Global Master’s students outside of the classroom?’ I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked this question by prospective applicants. I can sympathise with this, as the availability of extra-curricular opportunities was one of the biggest factors in my decision to apply to KI. The good news is… Read More Calling all women contributing to global health in Sweden…!