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A technical university leading sustainable societal development

Since 1827, KTH has grown to become an international leading technical university. As the largest institution in Sweden for technical education and research, we bring together students, researchers, and educators worldwide. Our activities are grounded in a strong tradition of advancing science and innovation, focusing on contributing to sustainable societal development

Innovative research and education 

With a continuously expanding network of industry partners, societal stakeholders, and leading universities, KTH is driving the development of sustainable solutions to several of our time's greatest challenges, such as climate change, food and water security, future energy supply, and improved quality of life. Our education and research covers a wide range of fields, mainly in technology, natural sciences, architecture, industrial economics, social planning and learning. Our innovative climate fosters new perspectives and solutions, promoting excellent education and research.

Education for the future

With research-based knowledge and pedagogic renewal, KTH educates a wide range of engineers, architects, teachers, and researchers to lead the transformation to a sustainable, gender-equal world. The university offers nearly 100 programs, attracting around 17,000 students globally. Our programs encourage critical thinking and collaboration to address complex challenges in a changing world. Through partnerships with industry and society, students have the opportunity to tackle real-world problems, and our interactive and experimental learning environments develop practical professional skills and creativity.

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Cutting-edge research

KTH conducts excellent basic and applied research, currently ranking 73rd among 1,500 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings. Our research structures enable interdisciplinary and external collaborations that contribute to new knowledge, technologies, products, and services. Our academic freedom is fundamental to democracy, and we work by principles of openness and transparency. Together and in collaboration with our growing network, we drive innovation and advancement of knowledge forward.

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