NOTE: The application period for Autumn 2018 will start in Mid October 2017. This post contains general information relevant for Autumn 2017 term. Please check the KTH web page after you get your results. As of August 2017, this post is outdated.
I’ve been getting a lot of queries about accommodation provided by KTH, so here are answers to some of the FAQ.
How do I apply for accommodation
If you’re a fee paying student, and you’ve paid your tuition fee for the first semester, then you’re eligible to get guaranteed accommodation through KTH, if you haven’t applied for it yet, follow this link to do so.
Email Id to reach out KTH Accommodation: firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the facilities included in the student accommodation?
Most of the essential amenities are provided at the accommodation. Electricity and water rentals are also included in the rent, and except two of the locations (Ärvingevägen, where I live and Skrapan), Internet is also included in the rent. Although the internet is not so expensive, we pay 250 SEK/month for 250 MPBS connection.
Basic amenities include bed, mattress, table, and chair. There would also be refrigerator, cooktop and oven at your place. You might be lucky to get more stuff if the previous tenants have left some stuff behind (It’s quite common for people to leave behind microwave ovens, utensils, carpets etc). Laundry is also included in your rent, and there are common laundries in all apartment which is shared by a lot of people and hence you have to book in advance.
What about the rent? When and How?
You have to pay the rent through the KTH Payment portal
What if I want to leave my KTH accommodation?
You have to tell KTH accommodation office two months in advance in case you want to end your contract.
Can I live in the same apartment for the second year of my programme?
As of 2017, this has changed. Now KTH guarantees 11 months of accommodation, after that, you have to find on your own.
If you stay with KTH Accommodation and plan to stay in KTH for longer than 2 semesters, it is recommended to join the queue for student accommodation at SSSB. You can join the queue for free by registering at. You do not need to have a Swedish personal number to do so and you should do this as soon as possible in order to get more points in their queue system. You should have enough points within 11 months to be able to get housing from SSSB. Even if you are not planning to stay longer than 11 months at this moment it is a good idea to register with them, it does not cost you anything.
What is the rent of the student apartments?
Here are the rent details of all the KTH accommodations:
|Hemmet, Campus KTH||Studio||21||30||10||6200|
|DKV, Campus KTH||Corridor||20||28||10||5000|
|Hemmet, Campus KTH||Studio||27||30||10||3800|
Last Updated: March 2017
Can I have a look at some of the apartments?
Sure, there you go.
Kista – Ärvingevägen
Kista – Hanstavägen (Galleria Apartments)
Kista – Jyllandsgatan
DKV – Corridor Rooms
Lappis (Corridor Rooms)
Further reading on KTH Accommodation:
Globuzzer‘s has a map of all KTH accommodations to make it even easier, see it here
• Official page of KTH with details of all accommodations for master’s students
• Satu writes about the perks of living in Björksätravägen
• KTH Accommodation: Take It or Leave It? : Satu
• All about KTH@accomodation: Tianlin
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