Introduction to KTH
You should start the application for a residence permit for studies as soon as you have received your letter of acceptance; more information about the procedure can be foundor in our short
Together with your letter of acceptance you will be guided to a web form to apply for accommodation. Accommodation will then be arranged by the KTH Accommodation Office. There is a severe housing shortage in Stockholm, but students studying in an Erasmus Mundus or EIT programme are guaranteed housing for one year of study. Information about accommodation is found.
An arrival day is organized on 15 August in order to facilitate a smooth arrival. Extra service will be provided that day, for instance there will be students guiding you at Arlanda Airport and KTH Accommodation office will have extended opening hours.
KTH arranges an introduction programme with information meetings about various practical issues as well as a Welcome address by the KTH President. In addition the student organisation "THS International" offers a number of social activities for newly arrived international students, with the purpose of making you get to know each other, KTH and Stockholm. There will also be meetings for each programme/school.
An overview of the introduction activities, information about opening a bank account and other practical issues can be found
After successfully finalizing your studies, you need to formally apply for the degree, which is done by completing the form at the web site of the Degree Office.
Should you have completed more than 127,5 credits in total, you must in your Degree application state which of the courses that should be listed as extra-curricular courses. You do not need to send a copy of your previous BSc degree, as this shall already have been registered upon your first arrival at KTH.
Once the KTH Degree has been issued, the Degree Office will send you the document by registered mail. It is also possible to collect the document in person at the Degree Office, if this is preferred.
Graduation Ceremony at the City Hall in Stockholm
The KTH graduation ceremony is held twice in May and twice in December for newly graduated architects, masters of science in engineering and master's degree holders from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH. Those who have their degree certificates issued by early-April and early-November, will automatically receive an invitation to the upcoming ceremony.
Contact person for arriving students
For the Erasmus Mundus programmes COSSE, THRUST, euSYSBIO and EMDC the contact person at the international office is Ms Karin Knutsson.
For the Erasmus Mundus programme SELECT and the EIT ICT Labs and EIT KIC InnoEnergy programmes the contact person at the international office is Ms Nele Stoffels.
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