Why study at KTH?
Below are a few of the advantages with being a student at KTH. Please do take part of our student testimonials to learn more about what our international students think about KTH and Stockholm.
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Our international students Adam Noel Prossor and Anna Rivera Jové talk about Stockholm and KTH.
Top reasons for being a student at KTH
- KTH is ranked as the premier technical university in Sweden, and as one of the leading seats of learning in Europe.
- KTH is a research university, housing world-class research within a number of areas. Close links between education and research ensure that courses include the latest developments within any given field.
- KTH is the largest, oldest and most internationally diverse technical university in the country with 17 000 students.
- The international dimension is evident. KTH cooperates with top technical universities worldwide in terms of research projects, student exchange, etc. The student population includes 3500 international students and more than 100 different nationalities!
- KTH has a long academic tradition of offering high-quality education and research, dating back to 1827.
- KTH is located in Stockholm, Sweden's beautiful capital city. The main campus in central Stockholm is situated within walking distance to most of everything the city has to offer.
- Sweden has a strong tradition of engineering excellence and technical innovation.
- Sweden is one of the safest countries in the world and known for being innovative and open-minded with great natural beauty. International students often take the opportunity to discover and enjoy the large number of historical, cultural and natural treasures in and around Stockholm.
- KTH has a tradition of offering an extensive introduction programme for international students; including information meetings, social activities, introduction to Stockholm, Swedish language courses, etc.
- And, most importantly, a number of independent surveys show that a degree from KTH is a great starting point for a successful career.