From our doctors’ experiences to valuable information and advice about living and working in Scandinavia.

5 Things That Make Norway Family-Friendly

Parent-friendly policies are just one part of Norway’s welfare state. Everyone is covered by public health insurance, meaning free healthcare at the point of access. The country offers free public schools as well as higher education, and workers rights and unions are strong. If you lose your job or fall ill, the welfare system has your back. The Norwegian society invests in its residents and has a positive attitude towards family life. Here’s what makes Norway a family-friendly country.
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Doctors’ Experiences Relocating to Scandinavia With MediCarrera

A new career in a new country can also be very stressful if not carefully managed. MediCarrera guides you through the whole process. As every relocation is different, we try to find the best possible solution for each family. Read our doctors' experiences and learn more about how it works.
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5 Things That Make Sweden Family-Friendly

With 16 months of parental leave and public day care services, Sweden is known as one of the most family-friendly countries in the world. Even though the income taxes are high, a significant share goes into providing a work-life balance within the society. Here are 5 reasons that make Sweden family-friendly.
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5 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Norway

Norway has knocked Denmark off the top spot, becoming the world’s happiest country in 2017. If you’ve decided to develop your medical career in Norway, MediCarrera’s staff can help you get information about the cost of living, taxation, parenting, holidays, etc. Here are 5 things to keep in mind.
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5 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Denmark

Denmark is well renowned for being one of the happiest countries in the world. The secret behind it? High living standards, a strong welfare system and a healthy balance between work and private life! Here’s what you should keep in mind before you move to Denmark.
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Mirjam, a Nurse from the Netherlands Working in Sweden

Mirjam is a nurse from the Netherlands, specialized in pediatrics. She moved to Sweden with her husband and children and during the past six months she has been working at the Uppsala University Hospital. Learn more about Mirjam's experience, hospital working conditions and why her children choose to stay in Sweden.
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5 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Sweden

Before relocating to Sweden, you should be sure that this is what you want and get as much information as you can. MediCarrera’s staff is here to guide you along the way and provide information about the cost of living, taxation, parenting, holidays, etc. Here’s what you should keep in mind before you move to Sweden.
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Maria, a Psychiatrist from Greece Working in Sweden

Maria, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist from Greece, started working in Kalmar, Sweden in June 2014. Today, she is chefsöverläkare, which means she is in charge of the patients that need to be hospitalised but also makes important decisions regarding the department together with the Head of Department. Read more!
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Child Care in Scandinavia & MediCarrera’s Family Concept

When relocating, you have to think about your children as well. That’s why MediCarrera’s relocation team offers assistance in finding a new house, school, and kindergarten. Learn more about the child care in Scandinavia and our family concept.
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Why Should You Work as a Psychiatrist in Scandinavia?

Scandinavian societies are known for awareness regarding mental health conditions and there is a strong focus on their prevention. Patients are more open to seek help and share their problems with psychiatrists. Learn about the benefits of working as a psychiatrist in Scandinavia.
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