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President and management

The president is head of authority and has the overall responsibility for KTH's activities under the University Board. The president is appointed by the Government for a maximum of six years following a proposal from KTH's University Board. The deputy president is appointed by KTH's University Board and is the president's deputy.

President and deputy president 

Picture of Deputy President Mikael Östling.

Mikael Östling
Deputy President
Responsible for strategic partnerships and research infrastructure


University director 

Photo: University Director Kerstin Jacobsson.

Kerstin Jacobsson
University Director

- Responsible for the university-wide administration


Vice presidents


Photo: Vice President for Research Annika Stensson Trigell.

Annika Stensson Trigell, Vice President with responsibility for Research:

  • External research financing
  • Research centres
  • Interdisciplinary platforms



Photo: Vice President for Education Leif Kari.

Leif Kari, Vice President with responsibility for Education:

  • Engineering, architecture and teacher training
  • Foundation level, first, second and third cycle
  • Lifelong learning



Photo: Vice President for Digitalization Jan Gulliksen.

Jan Gulliksen, Vice President responsible for Digitalization:

  • Investigate KTH's position regarding digitalization of education, research, and collaboration as well as carry out competitor analysis and benchmarking
  • Make recommendations regarding digitalization for positioning KTH
  • Develop a strategy for digitalization at KTH


Sustainable Development 

Photo: Vice President for Sustainable Development Per Lundqvist

Per Lundqvist, Vice President responsible for Sustainable Development:

  • Chair of KTH Sustainability
  • Sustainability in education
  • Sustainability in research


Global relations and international cooperations 

Photo: Vice President for Global relations Stefan Östlund.

Stefan Östlund, Vice President for Global relations and overall international cooperations:

  • International strategies
  • Strategic partner universities
  • International student recruitment


Gender Equality and Values 

Photo: Vice President for Gender equality and values Anna Wahl.

Anna Wahl, Vice President for Gender Equality and Values:

  • Development of a plan for gender mainstreaming at KTH
  • Explore gender inequalities
  • Development of goals for gender mainstreaming
  • Formulate measures and initiatives for gender mainstreaming
  • Development of work with values


 Dean and Vice Dean of Faculty

Picture: Dean of Faculty Anders Forsgren.

Anders Forsgren
Dean of Faculty
Responsible for the quality of research and education

- Chair of the Faculty Council


Photo: Vice Dean of Faculty Sofia Ritzén.

Sofia Ritzén
Vice Dean of Faculty
Responsible for the quality of research and education

- Vice-Chair of the Council of Education


Page responsible:Management Office
Belongs to: About KTH
Last changed: Nov 16, 2021