Master's programmes at KTH
KTH offers a large number of Master's programmes in English. They are open to students with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent academic qualifications. The Master's programmes constitute a truly international environment - recent statistics show that KTH has more foreign students than any other university in Sweden.
High international standard
Thepresent an opportunity for students with excellent academic performance to obtain a competitive Master's degree of the highest international standard.
The duration of the programmes is either one, or in most cases, two years. Courses generally start in late August and finish in the beginning of June. The programmes consist of course work followed by a degree project. The number of students accepted to each programme is limited.
As a consequence of decisions taken by the Swedish parliament 2011, tuition fees got introduced for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Read more about this under
Students who have successfully completed a two-year Master's programme (120 ECTS) will be awarded a "Teknologie masterexamen", translated into English as "Master of Science (120 credits)".
Students who have successfully completed a one-year Master's programme (60 ECTS) will be awarded a "Teknologie magisterexamen", translated into English as "Master of Science (60 credits)".
Please note that these degrees do not correspond to the Swedish degree "Civilingenjör".
Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes
Erasmus Mundus is an EU programme for university cooperation at Master’s level. The Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes include compulsory mobility, which means that the students study in at least two European countries. The Erasmus Mundus label is associated with the highest academic quality and standard of excellence. A number of Erasmus Mundus scholarships are available.
KTH currently participates in eleven.
EIT Master's programmes
The EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology, is an EU community body established in March 2008. Its mission is to increase European sustainable growth and competitiveness by reinforcing the innovation capacity of the European Union.
Therefore the EIT has created Knowledge and Innovation Communities - KIC, a highly integrated, creative and excellence-driven partnership which brings together the fields of education, technology, research, business and entrepreneurship.
KTH is proud to be an active partner in two of the three approved Knowledge and Innovation Communities: The Information and Communication Society -
Sustainable Energy -