NOTE: The application period for Autumn 2018 will start in Mid October 2017. This post contains generic information relevant to the process for Autumn 2017 term. Please check the universityadmissions.se website after the start of the application period to verify any changes in the application process. As of March 2017, this post is outdated.
Note that there is no separate application process for applying at KTH and there is a central body UniversityAdmissions.se that oversees the admission process at all the Swedish universities.
Admission Process in Short
- Select the program you want to study from the list of Master’s programmes at KTH.
- Go to universityadmissions.se and click on the image on the left side that says Take a 2 Minute Tour, it explains the complete process in a nutshell about how to apply for courses through the website. Now select up to 4 programs and arrange them in order of the priority, all 4 programs could be from the same university or from different universities. This needs to be done by Midnight of January 16, CET. If you’re not a citizen of a country in EU/EEA then you’ll have to pay an application fee of 900 SEK. This application fee needs to be paid before February 1, 2017.
- Next important step is to send the supporting documents, now to make the process easier, convenient and economical, there is an option to upload the scanned copies of documents on the application portal. You can also send physical copies of the documents if you want. These documents must reach before February 1, 2017.
- Cover sheet (generated from the web-based application). This applies only to applicants without a Swedish personal ID number.
- of certificates and diplomas from previous education at an internationally recognized university.
- of transcripts of records (including course list). All studied courses and grades must be included. Sort them in reverse chronological order, i.e. put the last received document on top
- Proof of .
- A copy of your passport or some other document of identification. If you are from an and are required to document your citizenship status in order to be considered exempt from paying application and tuition fees, your passport copy must be certified. If you are not a citizen of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland, certification of your passport copy is not required.
- Proof that you meet the specific requirements of the programme(s) chosen, see information in the .
* Some programmes may require additional documents, such as a summary sheet, a letter of motivation and letters of recommendation etc, while others may not. The specific requirements differ for each programme. Be sure to check the information listed under specific requirements for the programme that you are applying to. Please do not send additional documents unless they are requested by the programme.For general guidelines regarding supporting documents, please see the instructions below:
Additionally, see this page on KTH website to see instructions for applying.
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I hope this helps. You can go to this page to see more blogs related to admission and the process after that.
Follow a detailed guide for the admission process, (the links are with reference to Autumn 2016 session, and will be updated soon)