Academic support

Coming to study in a new country can be a major change to your life. To help you settle in, KTH provide you with a welcoming environment with a full range of support and service tailored to the needs of international students.

Support and services to help you organize a functional study situation

Key Academic contact during your studies

Your international coordinator or programme coordinator will be your key academic contact during your studies at KTH and will be able to help you with any academic concerns/study related concerns you might have. You will receive more information about the school and programme activities from your coordinator before the start of your programme.

Academic Resource Center (ARC) - A toolbox for you studies

At ARC you learn how to improve your skills in mathematics, academic writing and information retrieval. Free lunch seminars, drop in tutorials, language cafés and more.

Find out more about Academic Resource Center (ARC) 

FUNKA - Additional support for students with disabilities

KTH strives to offer students with special needs the support necessary to enable them to carry out their studies on the same terms as other students. FUNKA is the group coordinating the support. Please note that in the case of exchange studies, your home university is responsible for any additional costs for supportive measures.

Student counselling

KTH provides qualified student counselling either through a central student counsellor, who works on a more general basis, or through the student counsellor connected to the programme at your specific school. All communication with student counsellors or a programme coordinators is confidential.

Find the student counsellor connected your programme 

Support for psychological problems related to your studies

At the Student health service you can receive counselling and support for psychological problems related to your studies from a doctor, nurse or a social counsellor. The staff is bound by professional confidentiality and the services are free of charge.

Find contact details to Student health service and read more about student support and student life

Find your way around the Library

KTHB offers study places, information management turorials, guides for database searching and much more:
KTH Library

Language courses for Master's and Exchange students

KTH Language and Communication offers Pre-sessional English courses and Swedish beginners' courses:
Find out more about Language courses

IT-support on campus

IT-accounts, Wi-fi, printers, software.

Get to know your rights and responsibilities

Take our interactive web course to learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a KTH student:
Learn about rights and responsibilities