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Exploring tuition fees as a policy instrument of internationalisation in a welfare state
This article sheds light on some challenges that internationalisation raises for policymakers regarding public funding of higher education in a welfare state by examining policy logics for introducing tuition fees for international students in Sweden 2011.
Being an admirer of minimalism in design, Sweden was an obvious choice for Bojana
Bojana is studying the master's programme in Architectural Lighting Design at KTH. Coming from Belgrade, Serbia, Bojana has observed that Swedes like to talk about the weather and sit in the sun at any time.
Felipe says Swedish universities stand out among other schools in Europe
Felipe studied the master's programme in Architecture at KTH between 2014 and 2016. Originally from Bogota, Colombia, he has previously studied both in Italy and Germany. Felipe loves his time at KTH and believes that the study pace and work load are overall very well distributed with a great mix of theory and practice.
Wenqi describes Sweden with three words: peaceful, well-ordered, and gorgeous
Wenqi Wang is an international student at KTH. Originally from China, Wengi is studying the Master's programme in Engineering Materials Science and sees the close link between the corporate world and studies as one great aspect of the programme.
Foreign students want more service
The teachers' subject knowledge is good and they provide a high quality education at KTH, according to the international students. On the other hand, they lack contact with the business community and are dissatisfied with their reception at the beginning of the term. This is revealed from the world's largest student barometer.
Gabor feels KTH has an updated curriculum and a better climate in comparison to her previous studies.
Gabor Andai is a studying the Master's programme in Embedded Systems at KTH. Originally from Budapest, Hungary, Gabor was recommended to study at KTH by her former colleagues and has one thing to say to future students, "Come on, there's nothing to be afraid of!"
Melissa finds both modernity and tradition in Stockholm
Melissa Martinez Hernandez, from Colombia, is studying the Master's programme in Sustainable Technology at KTH. Melissa thinks that students at KTH have a lot of freedom and that Stockholm is a city where it is possible to find both modernity and tradition.
Iðunn has one thing to say to future students: enjoy it while it lasts!
Iðunn Arnardóttir is a student of the Master's programme in Production Engineering and Management. Originally from Iceland and the town of Hafnarfjörður, she ended up at KTH because of its location in Stockholm. It was the city itself that made her consider KTH as a study abroad option.
Luis moved to Sweden to become more international
Luis Carlos Felix Tapia is studying in the Master's programme in Sustainable Technology at KTH. He is originally from Hermosillo, Mexico, and believes that life in Sweden is fabulous and that everyone should come and see for themselves.
Dmitry found his preferred education at KTH
Dmitry Kazarin is studying the Master's programme in Software Engineering of Distributed Systems at KTH. Dmitry, originally from Lyubertsy, Russia, believes the programme is perfect for him and has one thing to say about living life in Stockholm, "I love it!".
New KTH master´s student participates in Airbus´summer academy
Produce game-changing concepts linked to global need for food and water security! That´s the challenge at the Airbus Airnovation Summer Academy which closes today. 50 top students from 20 countries participate. One of them is from KTH.
He discovers heart defects by using artificial intelligence
When, on 18 January, a judging panel, including the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, announced the winner of the title Årets Studentföretagare (Student Entrepreneur of the Year) 2018, the vote fell on KTH student Max M Mohammadi. One of many factors leading to Mohammadi winning the title was his development of Heartstrings, a technique for early-stage diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases using artificial intelligence.
Master’s students curious about Stockholm
A windy Saturday during Advent, and Olga from Russia, Youbei Jin from China and a dozen other Master’s students trudged their way through the centre of Stockholm, from the Main Square to Sergel’s Square. The city walk is part of an introductory course for international Master’s students.
Go-ahead for KTH’s new student building
KTH’s new student apartments are expected to be ready by the autumn 2013. They are being financed through a donation by the entrepreneur and hotel owner Bicky Chakraborty.
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