As the first real snow falls, it is hard to not think about Christmas and all the holiday events coming up with the break. Unfortunately, KI students are always busier before the break, but that doesn’t stop up from getting into the holiday spirit! All around Stockholm there are plenty of activities to have a… Read More Getting Into the Holiday Spirit!
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.
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
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
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…
Apps are great and everybody loves them – some more than others. Here are some that I get the most use out of.… Read More Free and (not so) unexpected apps that make my life easier in Sweden
Going to the doctor could be a stressful experience for many people. However, the “treatment” at KI Health Promotion, in the Solna campus will be a relaxing experience! KI Health Promotion provides the usage of full body massage chair. The use of this chair can be made through appointments so that you can fit it into your… Read More DIY Massage
I always carry my mirrorless; I bought before I came here, with me all the time. Throughout my more than one year in Stockholm, I took a lot of photos. Normally I would process them in my phone and upload them to my Instagram. During the summer, I spent some time re-process all photos. So,… Read More Photo Journey Throughout 4 Seasons of Stockholm
For any fellow non-Swedes out there – hello and welcome! My name is Katherine and I’m a first-year student on the Health Economics, Policy and Management Global Master’s programme (“HEPM” for short) at Karolinska Institutet. I’m a new addition to the Digital Ambassador family and am here to tell you a little bit about me.… Read More Hej och välkommen!
What are the eligibility criteria for a Swedish personal identity number for EU students? Why wasn’t I eligible for a Swedish personal identity number as an EU student enrolled in a two-year master’s program at KI? Are you legally allowed to reside in Sweden without a personal number and a residence permit as an EU… Read More Why you might not be eligible for a Swedish personal identity number – even as an EU student enrolled at KI.