Master's programme in Electric Power Engineering
Our global demands on resources have placed an urgent emphasis on supplying a growing population with affordable, sustainable supply of electricity. How we manage this challenge will very much depend on a new generation of creative, technically savvy engineers.
Electric Power Engineering at KTH
The Electric Power Engineering programme is taught in English and focuses on four subject tracks: electric power systems and markets, power system operation control and automation, power electronics and drives and modelling of electrotechnical equipment. This programme will enable the master’s student to develop a comprehensive understanding of the field, opening opportunities to enter a professional role in industry, academia or research and development.
For decades, KTH and Sweden have been at the forefront of advancements in grid systems, power component technologies and automation solutions. These areas are in constant need of fresh ideas and successful ways in which to integrate academia, research necessary to excel in this new era of utility and power requirements, and offers a wide selection of career options.
This programme is designed to utilise KTH’s strong ties with research and industry leaders like ABB, Vattenfall, Ellevio, Fortum,Bombardier and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, offering students an excellent opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical, industrial applications.
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Faculty and research
The programme in Electric Power Engineering is given by the School of Electrical Engineering at KTH. The field of Electrical and Electronics is currently ranked 17th in the world by QS (16th in 2015). Faculty from the department in Electric Power and Energy Systems and Electromagnetic Engineering is teaching courses within this programme.
For questions regarding programme content and specific admission requirements, feel free to
contact the programme coordinator or programme director.
Programme coordinator:, Phone +46-8-790 7315
Changes in the programme may occur.