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 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.  



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 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.  



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

Available programs

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

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