KI Housing options compared

Finding student accommodation in Stockholm can be difficult most of the times. For this reason, Karolinska Institutet offers housing services for first year students in order to facilitate the process of moving to Sweden. KI Housing has several options that vary depending on their features. I created an overall comparison of the most popular accommodation… Read More KI Housing options compared

Everything you need to know before moving into KI’s student housing Jägargatan

Preparing for your move to Stockholm is such an exciting time, but I know it can also feel stressful as you plan and prepare all the necessary things including flights, packing, housing, etc. I remember for myself, I had a lot of anxiety thinking about where I was going to live. When I received my… Read More Everything you need to know before moving into KI’s student housing Jägargatan

6 essential living costs to consider before moving to Sweden

Congratulations! You’ve received an offer to study your master programme at Karolinska Institutet. Before you can start, there are some vital things you need to consider. EXPENSES!! Sweden isn’t actually on the list of top 10 most expensive countries in the world. But compared to other places in Europe, it can be pretty expensive to… Read More 6 essential living costs to consider before moving to Sweden

A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen

If you are a Dual Citizen (or more!) and are coming to Karolinska Institutet on your European Union passport, but do not currently reside in Europe, this blog is for you. Although having an EU passport is awesome and will make your transition much easier, there also are a few challenges to consider. I came… Read More A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen

Admitted to Masters in Bioentrepreneurship? Congratulations!

Welcome to Karolinska Institutet and most importantly, welcome to the Bioentrepreneurship family! You are joining a masters where you will study courses that bridges your previous science background with business studies and learn how to integrate that knowledge into your practical placements and consequently, into your future line of work. You are joining a masters… Read More Admitted to Masters in Bioentrepreneurship? Congratulations!

4 individual services for students at Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet provides different individual services in order to make the life of its students easier. Here you will read about the ones I find more useful: Academic writing: Karolinska Institutet Library affords individualized guidance service to help you improve your academic writing and oral presentation skills. You can make an appointment in person or… Read More 4 individual services for students at Karolinska Institutet

Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)

On this blogpost you will find out how to get to Stockholm’s city center from the two smaller airports serving the metropolitan area: Bromma and Skavsta Airports. [To read my previous blogpost about how to get to/from Arlanda International Airport click here]. Bromma Airport (BMA): Stockholm’s Bromma Airport is the closest commercial airport to the… Read More Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)

Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)

Stockholm has at least three main airports serving the area. Even though they are relatively far from the city, there are many ways to get to the center depending on your preferences/priorities. [This is the first of two blogposts about Stockholm’s airports]. On this blogpost I will explore the different options to get to/from Arlanda… Read More Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)

Is Sweden a nice place to live? Great and odd facts about this country

In a land far far away…..where half of it is covered by pine and spruce forests, a mesmerising archipelago exists near its capital city. No polar bears or penguins live here but northern lights, elks, and moose can be seen (if you are lucky). The sun occasionally exists here too (note occasionally) and it has… Read More Is Sweden a nice place to live? Great and odd facts about this country