About KTH

Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.

KTH Royal Institute of Technology has served as one of Europe’s key centres of innovation and intellectual talent for almost two hundred years. Recognized as Sweden’s most prestigious technical university, KTH is also the country’s oldest and largest. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. The educational programmes lead to bachelor's, master's or PhD degrees in engineering, science, or architecture. With over 14,000 students and an international reputation for excellence, the university continues to nurture the world’s brightest minds, helping to shape the future. With a strong history of groundbreaking research, KTH provides one third of Sweden’s technical and engineering research at university level. The university also secures substantial research funding every year with grants from important organizations like the European Research Council, and plays a central role in the newly formed European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).