International Cooperation

KTH became involved in international cooperation in an early stage, and is today running a large number of international projects and cooperates with prestigious universities worldwide. KTH is also an attractive university for international students. During 2013 KTH welcomed 1058 exchange students and a large number of international master's students.

International cooperation in education and international mobility on all levels is coordinated by International Relations.

Promoting Swedish research

Together with five other leading universities in Sweden KTH has launched the Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum (SACF) in an effort to promote Swedish research and facilitate international academic collaborations.

Erasmus Charter

KTH has an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education for 2014-2020, meaning that KTH can participate in the EU-programme Erasmus+. In order to be approved, KTH provided an Erasmus Policy Statement.

Student exchange

KTH cooperates with the leading technical universities in Europe and with prestigious universities worldwide. In total, KTH has approximately 250 exchange agreeements. During 2013, KTH had 1058 incoming and 618 outgoing exchange students.

Information on exchange studies for prospective students

Information on exchange studies for students at KTH

Master's programmes in English

KTH offers a large number of Master's programmes in English. These programmes are open to students with a Bachelor's degree within a discipline relevant to the programme. The Master's programmes present an opportunity for students with excellent academic performance to obtain a competitive Master's degree of the highest international standard. KTH also offers joint Master's programmes such as Erasmus+ and EIT master's programmes - both of which include compulsory mobility and excellent scholarship opportunities.

Information on Master's studies for prospective students

International Projects

KTH manages and participates in a large number of international projects. The majority are funded by EU cooperation programmes, others by national programmes such as Linnaeus-Palme.

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International networks

KTH is a member of several prestigious international networks.

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Focus regions

When it comes to establish new collaborations within education and research, KTH focuses on four selected regions; Brazil, China, India, and Southeast Asia. These priorities primarily form a base for recruiting non-European master's students.

More about cooperation with the focus regions

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