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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Location

KTH campus, Stockholm Sweden

Ranking

# 89QS World University Rankings

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1Undergraduate programs

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93Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$155000Average tuition fee

About KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is Sweden’s largest and most respected technical university. Since its founding in 1827, KTH has been at the centre of the technological advances in Sweden. KTH offers more than 60 master’s programmes taught in English and conducts world-class research in an array of technology and engineering fields. Its strong research reputation has reinforced the university’s position as one of the most prominent technical universities in Europe and a force to be reckoned with globally. 

Sweden and KTH have a tradition of attracting talents from all corners of the world. At KTH, you will have the opportunity to meet a diversity of people with different experiences, who will widen your horizons and challenge you to excel. KTH inspires students to look for invention in challenges and real-world problems, contributing to a brighter tomorrow. 

About KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is Sweden’s largest and most respected technical university. Since its founding in 1827, KTH has been at the centre of the technological advances in Sweden. KTH offers more than 60 master’s programmes taught in English and conducts world-class research in an array of technology and engineering fields. Its strong research reputation has reinforced the university’s position as one of the most prominent technical universities in Europe and a force to be reckoned with globally. 

Sweden and KTH have a tradition of attracting talents from all corners of the world. At KTH, you will have the opportunity to meet a diversity of people with different experiences, who will widen your horizons and challenge you to excel. KTH inspires students to look for invention in challenges and real-world problems, contributing to a brighter tomorrow. 

University information

Please refer to the KTH website for Information regarding application process and admission requirements.

The application deadline for most programmes is 15 January and applications are submitted in the national application portal universityadmissions.se

General

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90+
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Bachelor

24+
180+
6+
90+
62+

Master

3+
24+
180+
6+
90+
62+

KTH conducts education and research at five campuses in the Stockholm region. Strategic placements of the campuses enables in-depth collaboration and close contact with industry and the surrounding community, all with a shared focus on digitalistaion, sustainability, internationalisation and equality.

The main KTH Campus is located in central Stockholm and has been an important centre for research and education since the early 20th century. Most central functions and degree programmes are based here. 

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Student life

By choosing KTH, students gain access to a vibrant student life and a prestigious academic environment in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Stockholm consistently ranks as one of the greenest, most high-tech and most enterprising cities in Europe. Its rich intellectual heritage and entrepreneurial environment makes it the ideal place for international students to put their learning into action. With its fresh air, pristine waterfronts and multitude of cultural institutions, Stockholm offers a unique blend of nature and urban living. Stockholm is also among the safest cities in the world and is considered one of the world's most liveable cities in international rankings.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

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International Students

155,000 SEK
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is one of the top public universities in Stockholm, Sweden. It is ranked #89 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #142
  • 2014
    #118
  • 2015
    #110
  • 2016
    #92
  • 2017
    #97
  • 2018
    #=98
  • 2019
    #=104
  • 2020
    #98
  • 2021
    #98
  • 2022
    #89
  • 2023
    #89

Ranking criteria

62.1
Overall
45.8
Academic Reputation
58.2
Employer Reputation
70
Faculty Student Ratio
76.4
Citations per Faculty
97.1
International Faculty Ratio
70.2
International Students Ratio
89.9
International Research Network
81.4
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

KTH is Sweden’s largest and most prestigious technical university with around 13 000 full-time students. The university has a rich history of pioneering ideas and innovation that dates back to 1827. KTH’s global reputation for excellence attracts students from all over the world. The university offers a range of study options for international students seeking world-class education within science and technology.  

KTH offers one bachelor's programme taught in English, in Information and Communication Technology. The programme corresponds to three years of full time studies and leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. After graduation, you can proceed to a working career or continue to study at a master's programme at KTH or elsewhere. Other programmes on bachelor's level are given in Swedish.

Around 60 master's programmes are taught in English at KTH. The programmes present an opportunity for students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent to obtain a master's degree of the highest international standard.


KTH Royal Institute of Technology is Sweden’s largest and most respected technical university. Being a KTH student involves more than just engaging in studies. By choosing KTH, you gain access to a vibrant student life and a prestigious academic environment. 

KTH offers around 60 master’s programmes taught in English. Among these, around 15 joint master’s programmes given in collaboration with other prominent technical universities. The programmes present an opportunity for students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent to obtain a master's degree.

The programmes correspond to two years of studies unless otherwise specified below.

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