KTH's previous President Sigbritt Karlsson on the invasion of Ukraine
KTH Royal Institute of Technology stands behind the Swedish government's condemnation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Read an interview where KTH's previous president talks about how KTH is taking action.
Everyone should feel safe at KTH despite the difficult situation in Ukraine. Russian and Belarusian students and employees should not be judged, mistreated or held accountable for the actions of the Russian state. It is important that we continue to treat everyone with respect.
Questions and answers
Students with a temporary residence permit according to the Temporary Protection Directive will be exempted from paying fees. These students need to apply to KTH in accordance with the normal procedure that applies to all other students.
In order for a Ukrainian citizen to be exempted from paying tuition fees, they must have a residence permit in Sweden on some other basis than studying. This means that a person who currently has a residence permit for studies in Sweden and will continue their education will also continue to be obligated to pay tuition fees.
At the request of the Swedish government, KTH has ceased cooperation and contacts with governmental institutions in Russia and Belarus. No new contacts will be initiated with Russian or Belarusian institutions.