KTH in figures

Facts and figures are based on the Management Report 2015.

Educational activities

  • Master of Architecture and 15 Master of Science in Engineering programmes
  • Master of Science in Engineering combined with Degree in Education
  • 8 Bachelor of Science in Engineering programmes
  • Subject teacher programmes grades 7–9

  • Master’s programmes (one and two year)
  • Bachelor's programmes and two-year university diplomas
  • Further education, technical preparatory programme
  • 12,815 full time students, of which 33 per cent are women and 67 per cent men (including fee-paying students)

  • 10,777 annual performance equivalents (including fee-paying students)
  • 1,839 active research students (at least 50 per cent activity), of which 31 per cent are women and 69 per cent men


  • 2,621 new students on the first year of Master of Science in engineering, Master of architecture and Bachelor of Science in engineering programmes of which 33 per cent are women and 67 per cent men

  • 812 admitted to the technical preparatory programme, of which 36 per cent are women and 64 per cent men

  • 2,255 new students on one and two-year Master’s programmes, 34 per cent women and 66 per cent men, of whom 1,062 students previously on Master of Science in engineering studies programmes and 1,193 students studying on a one or two-year Master’s programme at KTH

  • 284 newly-admitted students to doctoral studies programmes, of which 32 per cent are women and 68 per cent men


  • 105 Master of architecture, 46 per cent to women and 54 per cent to men

  • 1,316 Master of Science in engineering degrees, 29 per cent to women and 71 per cent to men

  • 358 Bachelor of Science in Engineering degrees, of which 23 per cent to women and 77 per cent to men
  • 1,487 Master/Master of Science (one and two-year) degrees, 31 per cent to women and 69 per cent to men

  • 328 phDs, 31 per cent to women and 69 per cent to men

  • 122 licentiate degrees, 31 per cent to women and 69 per cent to men


Primary responsibility for five national strategic research areas

  • E-science
  • IT and mobile communication
  • Transport research
  • Production engineering
  • Molecular biosciences (Science for Life Laboratory)

Partner in another five areas.

Lead partner in four programme areas within the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

  • InnoEnergy
  • ICT Labs
  • EIT Health
  • EIT RAw Materials

Financial situation

  • MSEK 4,786 in total turnover (of which MSEK 435 transfers)

Government grants (excluding transfers)

  • MSEK 1,070 First and second level (undergraduate) educational programmes
  • MSEK 1,132 research/doctoral studies

External financing(excluding transfers)

  • MSEK 345 the Swedish Research Council
  • MSEK 277 EU • MSEK 157 Vinnova
  • MSEK 138 Wallenberg Foundations
  • MSEK 365 other government agencies
  • MSEK 298 other external financing including private funds


  • 5,1233 employees, the equivalent of 3,656 full time positions, of which 1,347 are women and 2,309 are men
  • 305 professors, 46 women and 259 men (including visiting and adjunct professors)
  • 283 associate professors, 62 women and 221 men (including assistant professors)

Floor space

276,000 square meters

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