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
Vrei sa studiezi? Afla de unde trebuie sa incepi pentru a realiza o aplicatie de succes.… Read More Vreau să studiez în Suedia! De unde încep?
In my previous blog I wrote about Rachel Bergman’s experience of writing her Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia. In this blog, I will take you to the other side of the ocean to see how Louise Hellberg is doing in Colombia. Q. Firstly, can you tell me about your academic and professional background? A.… Read More What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Colombia – An Interview
Every year one international student from each of the Global Master’s Programmes is awarded a Karolinska Institutet Global Master’s Scholarship that covers the full tuition fee cost. This year the ceremony was on October 18th and I had the opportunity to interview the awardees. Here I leave you a video in which you can see a… Read More Global Master’s Scholarships Ceremony 2016
Hi everyone, as I mentioned before that I came here by an SI scholarship. And because they the application date is upcoming, so I want to share with you my experience about this scholarship. Disclaimer: My information is based on the 2015-2016 program. Things may change this year. This is my personal opinion and analysis.… Read More Study in Sweden with Swedish Institute Study Scholarship (SISS)
ABBA (the super popular Swedish music band) knows that money is a serious matter. Enjoy some Swedish music while reading about what I know about scholarships and job opportunities for English speakers in Stockholm. Plus, some useful comments about how much you might earn (take into consideration the 30% income tax that you have to… Read More Scholarships and Jobs in Stockholm
Hello dear reader, My name is Anna, I’m a 2nd-year (as I am writing this now) biomedicine bachelor student at KI. In my following posts I’ll do my best to tell you about: the biomedicine bachelor program, Karolinska Institute, being an international student in Stockholm. I also want to show you some awesome places that I’ve found around Stockholm and give insights… Read More Intro to Anna’s blog
Hello everyone, I got a question about Stockholm from a prospective student, which initiated me to write a blog about it. If you have decided to study in Stockholm, I would say you probably chose one of the best cities you could ever enjoy living in. There are so many interesting things that come with… Read More The Perks of Being a Student in Stockholm
As the application window for all Swedish programmes starting Autumn 2016 has just opened (from October 16th 2015), I thought it would be useful to write down some tips to help prospective applicants. In this blog I’ll cover the general application process applicable to all Master’s Programmes. In Part 2 I’ll be more specific towards… Read More Master’s application guide: Part 1 – the process.
Dear prospective students, Many of you are aware that Swedish Institute (SI) offers scholarships to fee paying students from selected countries. The bad news we had last year was that these scholarships were not available. Since the news about this decision came late, some of you have even got admission but were not able to… Read More SISS Back in Place: Congratulations to Beneficiaries