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Environment and sustainable development at KTH

KTH contributes to sustainable development by providing educational programmes, conducting research and by interacting with the surrounding community. Through its activities, KTH also impacts the environment in practical terms through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.

Research Call: Environment and sustainability without boundaries

KTH Sustainability Office is looking for project applications that support multidisciplinary collaborations within KTH with relevance to environment and sustainable development. Apply now for a maximum of SEK 100 000 per project, but can in some cases be larger. Funding will be disbursed during 2022. Proposals targeting collaboration with small or medium sized enterprises (SME:s) can also apply for additionally SEK 50 000 for developing the collaboration. Apply here by April 28, 2023.

Call: Environment and sustainability without boundaries

Energy savings in government agencies

As an authority, KTH must implement measures to save energy according to a new mandate from the government. The amount of electricity purchased and measures must be regularly reported to the government up to and including March 2023.

Read more on the Swedish webpage


Environment and sustainable development at KTH

New sustainability objectives for KTH

Sustainable, equal and climate neutral. These three words summarise KTH’s new sustainable development and climate objectives.

New sustainability objectives for KTH

UN Sustainable Development Goals and Education at KTH

Logo circle of UN Sustainable developmet goals "Leave no one behind"

It is important that all students graduate from KTH with the knowledge and tools they need to be able to contribute to a sustainable social development. See KTH's programme descriptions to know more about how each education links to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Learn more about sustainable development and KTH education


Questions about KTH's environmental management system?

Questions about environment or sustainability in research, education or collaboration at KTH?