The School of Electrical Engineering

The School of Electrical Engineering is one of ten schools at KTH. The school conducts research and education within in Electrical Power Engineering, Fusion and Space Plasma Physics, Telecommunications and Networks, Information and Control Systems.

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The School of Electrical Engineering conducts world class research and education. For several years in a row, the school has placed at the top of the prestigious QS ranking. At this year's list (2016), the school placed as number 17 in the world within the field of "Electrical & Electronic Engineering". 


Our research within electrical engineering contributes to future solutions in smart grids, intelligent transport systems, robotics, safe infrastructure and medical technology.

The school conducts research at eight departments  and two research centres. Our research is divided into eight research areas:

  • Automatic control
  • Electric power and energy systems
  • Electromagnetic engineering
  • Fusion plasma physics
  • Information science and engineering
  • Micro and nanosystems
  • Network and systems engineering
  • Space and plasma physics

The school's research is internationally recognized and places high in international rankings within our field. The school also reaches high numbers in field-normalised citation and Journal Impact.

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KTH School of Electrical Engineering educates master- and doctoral students within Electrical Engineering. KTH School of Electrical Engineering offers two-year master’s programmes in English as well as courses for exchange students. The school’s educational programmes concern a wide range of areas from Electric Power Engineering, Automatic Control and Telecommunications to Space and Plasma Physics.

The doctoral program in Electrical Engineering aims to promote research in energy, information and communication technology and microsystems. Our PhD students work closely with industry in cutting-edge areas such as transport, process industry and smart grids, preparing them for careers in industry and research.

In 2016, the school had close to 1100 students on bachelor, master and doctoral level. 

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On a strategic level, the school cooaporates with several large companies and organisations within the field of research. A few of these are ABB, Bombardier and Scania.

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