We are officially two weeks out from the start of the 2017 fall semester so I wanted to shed some light on some questions you might have/will have. Q1: I have not booked my flight because I can’t find a cheap flight. Do you have good recommendations? A1: Oh yes, I do! If you are… Read More Questions and Answers- Moving to Stockholm
For those who have not yet found any accommodation, I am going to try to help you find one. Don’t give up! As an international student, I was able to find housing through Karolinska Housing for the first year. I lived in PAX and really loved the location. However, you are only guaranteed housing for… Read More Finding an accommodation in Stockholm
Για όσους δεν με γνωρίζετε, ονομάζομαι Χριστίνα και σπουδάζω το Master’s in Biomedicine στο Karolinska Institutet. Κατάγομαι από τη Θεσσαλονίκη και πριν έρθω εδώ σπούδασα στο Βιολογικό ΑΠΘ. Από όσο γνωρίζω, το Ινστιτούτο Καρολίνσκα δεν είχε ξανά Ελληνίδα Digital Ambassador και έτσι αυτή είναι η πρώτη ευκαιρία να συγκεντρωθούν όλες οι πληροφορίες σε ένα πιο… Read More Ο απόλυτος οδηγός στα Ελληνικά για τις σπουδές στο Ινστιτούτο Καρολίνσκα και στη Σουηδία
If you’re heading to Stockholm this Autumn, you might be wondering if you can find a job to support your studies. And you probably know, if you don’t speak Swedish, it is difficult. But not impossible!! These student blogs are a good resources for ideas about student jobs: you can read Leire’s or Anna’s blog… Read More (More) ideas for earning money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish
Sweden has a reputation for being an expensive place! When you tell people you are planning to move here, it usually takes about a minute before someone asks…….Wait isn’t it super expensive in Sweden??? And it’s kind of true. When I came here as a tourist I was utterly shocked that a bog standard pizza… Read More Is Sweden expensive?
It’s been a few weeks since I left Sweden and I’ve started to realize that there are some things I’m already missing, and some that I could easily live without. I’ll try to explain… Weather I will definitely not miss the dark and cold Swedish winter (especially when I’m sunbathing in beautiful beaches along the… Read More Things I will (not) miss from Sweden
The new semester of the Master’s in Biomedicine started – and so did the new courses. This semester is packed with modules that are short in length (1 month each) and sometimes there is a little bit of free time in between (if you get lucky with the assignment groups) to spend on a trip!… Read More Making your way through the Nordic Countries 1 by 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark (vlog)
I am here to tell you how to get the deepest discounts possible in Stockholm using your golden ticket, your student I.D! As students we all have champagne dreams on minuscule budgets , but that doesn’t mean we should suffer. You’ve probably heard it before, 10% off here , maybe 20% off there, but I’m not interested… Read More 6 Secret Ways Your Student Card Gets You Cheap Stuff in Stockholm
Now that you have submitted your applications for the Master’s program, it is time to start looking for funding options and here is an estimate of how much you would need to survive in Stockholm- Accommodation- 3500 to 6000 SEK per month This is the range for a student dorm or a room in a… Read More How much does it cost to study at KI?
One of the fundamental aspects of “Swedish-ness” is interior design and home decor – Sweden is the land of furniture and home-related stores. Obviously, the country is the land of IKEA, what did you expect? The Swedes love to have beautiful homes they can nest in- and so should you. I know, some might argue… Read More 5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all