KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Brinellvägen 8, Stockholm

  • #74 QS Global World Ranking
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 13,437Total Students
  • 1,714Faculty
  • 3,456Int'l Students

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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 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. 

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.

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

About

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 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. 

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.

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

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #142
  • 2014
    #118
  • 2015
    #110
  • 2016
    #92
  • 2017
    #97
  • 2018
    #=98
  • 2019
    #=104
  • 2020
    #=98
  • 2021
    #98
  • 2022
    #89
  • 2023
    #89
  • 2024
    #=73
  • 2025
    #74

Student & Staff

Total students
13,437

42%
58%

International students
3,456

81%
19%

Total faculty staff
1,714

633
1081

Total students
13,437

42%
58%

International students
3,456

81%
19%

Total faculty staff
1,714

1081
633
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Campus locations

KTH campus,

Brinellvägen 8 , Stockholm , Sweden , 100 44

English language requirements

KTH Royal Institute of Technology EN