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KTH in figures

Facts and figures are based on the Management Report 2021.

Educational activities

  • Master of Architecture and 17 Master of Science in Engineering programmes (five year programmes)
  • Master of Science in Engineering combined with Degree in Education
  • 9 Bachelor of Science in Engineering programmes
  • Degree of Master of Arts/Science in Secondary Education
  • Bridging Teacher Education Programme

  • Master’s programmes (one and two year)
  • Bachelor's programmes and two-year university diplomas
  • Further education, technical preparatory programme
  • Third-cycle education
  • 13,524 full time students, of which 35 per cent are women and 65 per cent men (including fee-paying students)

  • 11,448 annual performance equivalents (including fee-paying students)
  • 1,657 active research students (at least 50 per cent activity), of which 33 per cent are women and 67 per cent men

Admissions

  • 2,781 new students on the first year of Master of Science in engineering, Master of architecture and Bachelor of Science in engineering programmes of which 31 per cent are women and 69 per cent men

  • 1 092 admitted to the technical preparatory programme, of which 32 per cent are women and 68 per cent men

  • 2,345 new students on one and two-year Master’s programmes, 39 per cent women and 61 per cent men, of whom

    • 1,121 students previously on Master of Science in engineering studies programmes and

    • 1,224 students studying on a one or two-year Master’s programme at KTH

  • 293 newly-admitted students to doctoral studies programmes, of which 34 per cent are women and 66 per cent men

Degrees

  • 99 Master of architecture, 57 per cent to women and 43 per cent to men

  • 1,310 Master of Science in engineering degrees, 37 per cent to women and 63 per cent to men

  • 388 Bachelor of Science in Engineering degrees, of which 32 per cent to women and 68 per cent to men
  • 1,967 Master/Master of Science (one and two-year) degrees, 35 per cent to women and 65 per cent to men

  • 258 Doctor degrees, 33 per cent to women and 67 per cent to men

  • 46 Licentiate degrees, 35 per cent to women and 65 per cent to men

Research

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 five programme areas within the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

  • EIT InnoEnergy
  • EIT Digital
  • EIT Health
  • EIT Raw Materials
  • EIT Urban Mobility

Financial situation

Logo: EU-flag and text: Funded by the EU NextGenerationEU.

EU Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF)

Some educational programmes have been part-financed with funds attributable to the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). For more detailed information about RRF, we refer to the Government's recovery plan (Swedish, regeringen.se)

  • MSEK 6,158 in total turnover (of which MSEK 750 transfers)

Government grants (excluding transfers)

  • MSEK 1,395 First and second level (undergraduate) educational programmes
  • MSEK 1,406 research/doctoral studies

External financing (excluding transfers)

  • MSEK 288 the Swedish Research Council
  • MSEK 254 Wallenberg Foundations
  • MSEK 243 EU
  • MSEK 166 Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research
  • MSEK 174 Vinnova
  • MSEK 447 other government agencies
  • MSEK 276 other external financing including private funds

Employees

  • 5,197 employees, the equivalent of 4,051 full time positions, of which 1,648 are women and 2,403 are men
  • 335 professors, 65 women and 270 men (including visiting and adjunct professors)
  • 290 associate professors, 76 women and 214 men (including assistant professors)

Floor space

292,000 square meters