How to apply
The application period for all Master’s programmes starting in August 2013 is now closed. However, a number of programmes are still open for late applications.
Applications to Master’s programmes taught in English are handled within a system coordinated by the National Admissions Office (Swedish Agency for Higher Education Services) and their website
The assessment of the general eligibility is carried out within a joint organisation for Master’s programmes in Sweden. Your application may therefore be assessed at a location other than at the institution(s) applied to.
KTH does not assess any documents before a full application has been submitted and the selection process has started.
The application process is partly web-based, but you are also required to send a signed cover sheet and a set of documents by regular mail.
Please read the application instructions below carefully before you submit an application.
1. Create a user account
In order to apply you need to start by creating a user account on. This is used to log in to the web-based application form.
The user account can be created before making an actual application.
2. Web-based application form
Once you have created your user account and the application has opened, you can search and select the programmes you want to apply for. Use the direct link to the KTH programmes below on this page or make an individual search.
You can also use the 'Course search function', and enter the application code for a specific programme. The application codes are found in the programme descriptions.
Click on 'Add' under 'My selection' for the programmes you are interested in and place them in your basket. Click on 'To application' to create an application in your name.
The next step will be to rank the selected programmes in order of preference. Then mark the box for supporting documents and send your application.
3. Application fee
4. Cover Sheet
After submitting the web-based application form, you will get access to a cover sheet for your supporting documents. This cover sheet should be printed and signed.
If you cannot do this straight away, you will be able to access and print it later via "My pages". The sheet contains your personal data and is essential for matching the actual documents with your application.
Applicants with a Swedish civic registration number need only supply that number on any documentation they submit to University Admissions in Sweden. A cover sheet is not required.
5. Complete application
Your complete application should consist of the signed cover sheet along with all the required documents (correctly certified). Documents required by the programmes applied to may vary, it is therefore important that you read through the programme descriptions carefully.
Send your application package to the address given on the cover sheet. Do not send it directly to KTH. Please also note that KTH does not accept any documents by email or fax.
Once your documents have been received by University Admissions in Sweden you will be notified by email when your documents have been scanned and matched with your application.
Log in regularly onbecause it is through the user account you will receive information regarding the process of your application.
If you have previously applied for a Master's programme via studera.nu or universityadmissions.se (and submitted a complete set of supporting documents), you only need to submit new documents that are relevant for the Master's programmes you are applying for now. All new documents must be accompanied by a cover sheet.
If you had not completed your undergraduate degree or you were given a conditional acceptance the last time you applied for a Master’s programme and you did not submit certified copies of diploma/degree certificate and a full set of transcripts then you must submit these documents for your application to be complete, see "Documentation" below. This must be done even if you submitted copies to the programme coordinator or Admissions Office upon arrival.
When logging on, you must use the same log in details as you did when you previously applied via studera.nu or universityadmissions.se.
All applications must be supported by a set of required documents.
Processing of personal data
Your personal data are processed by KTH (The Royal Institute of Technology) in the examination of eligibility, assessment of qualifications, selection and admission. Rules about how to keep the registerare set out in the Ordinance on the Reporting of Studies, etc at Higher Education Institutions (1993: 1153). Under the Personal Data Act ( 1998:204) anyone registered in KTH's register is entitled to receive information about what data has been registered. An application for a register extract has to be made in writing and signed personally. The application is sent to:
KTH, Att: Personal data representative,
SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
You are entitled to request that personal data is corrected, blocked or removed if it has not been processed in accordance with the Personal Data Act. Data about you that is an official document in the admissions register will be released under the Swedish principle of public access to official documents, if requested.