I Chose KTH and KTH Chose me!!!

Finally, the application deadlines are over and most of you deserve a break after the gruelling requirements from all universities. There isn’t much to be done except keeping your figures crossed till April 4th – the day the results are announced.

I remember myself laster year at this point of time when I was evaluating my university options and running down various scenarios. Like anyone else I was confused about which country to choose as my study destination and which university to choose. I ultimately chose Sweden and KTH and fortunately, that chose me too.

Here are a few reasons why I chose KTH and Sweden:

  1. QS World Ranking directly proportional to College Reputation

The first factor which I looked into was the reputation of the university I was applying for. KTH was on the top of the table in Sweden with a QS world ranking of 98.

World QS Ranking

2. Job Opportunities to repay the education loan

The next important factor was the availability of jobs. KTH is located in Stockholm with a number of booming industries around it such as Scania, Volvo, NorthVolt, Xylem, Ericson and lot many consultancy companies providing complementary services to other big companies. KTH is ranked 58th worldwide employability ranking. I felt this would be a perfect environment that could secure me a job after my graduation.

You can read more about the career opportunities after graduation here.

Career after Graduation

3. Innovation and Creative environment on the campus

I researched a lot about the opportunity to work on innovative projects on the campus. I looked at the infrastructure that is available at KTH such as KTH innovation that promotes entrepreneurship and early-stage ideas. This was a huge factor for me in choosing KTH since it rightly aligned with my personal interests.

You can read more about my experience at KTH innovation here.

4. Socially safe society that can be considered home

As students, we would be spending the next 2 years at KTH. This meant that it was important for me to feel at home and comfortable in the city I chose to study in. Stockholm is considered to be one of the safest city to live in. I found the people to be quite accommodating. The public transportation is top-notch. The forests around and inside the city attracted the hiker in me to choose Stockholm.

Here is a more detailed blog about “Why I Chose KTH?”. Since it is that time of the year where you research the universities you want to choose, feel free to drop your queries below or contact the student ambassador for the Master program you are interested in.

Vivek Anandbabu
Hej, I am from India currently pursuing Integrated Product Design at KTH. Moving to Stockholm has given me an opportunity to explore the new city like a local yet maintain the awe of a traveler. The vibrant KTH campus and its activities are itself a treat to a creative and aspiring mind. Join me on this journey of stories as we meet amazing people, exploring the innovation and sustainability pursuits happening throughout the KTH campus and the historical treasures of the city and the ways of employing jugaad to survive on a budget in one of the most expensive cities.