Moving to a new country is fun and exciting, but also challenging and you may face many questions along the way. At New at KTH you will find information about the steps necessary when preparing your trip to Sweden, as well as information on day-to-day life such as banking and public transportation. Always check these pages for current information regarding the Arrival and Introduction programme, as events and information will be added continuously.
Your next step
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So you got your admission result? Great! If you are unsure of what your status means, take the time to read our explanation of your
selection result status
If you are required to pay tuition fees, you will receive an invoice for the first semester to your email after the admission results are published. The invoice will state when and how to
pay your tuition fee
. By paying the fee you secure your place in the programme, and it is also needed in order to complete your
application for a residence permit
if you are from outside the EU/EEA. You also need to pay the fee to be able to apply for housing, which is the next step.
It's time to start looking for accommodation. Some groups of students are guaranteed housing through
, and the application will be open 1-31 May.
Apply for the pre-sessional course in English that will prepare you for your studies at KTH. It is ann integrated course in study skills and English for academic purposes. Degree-seeking fee-paying students, scholarship holders, and students participating in a study abroad programme are given priority to the course. Other international students starting their master's studies at KTH autumn 2021 are welcome subject to vacancies. The application is open 15-31 May. Read more and apply to the
pre-sessional course in English
Plan your arrival in Stockholm. We offer official arrival days on 2 August and 22 August, read more in the information about
. As a student admitted to KTH, you belong to one of five schools. At the start of the semester, your school will invite you to a mandatory reception. Below you will find the time and place for your reception and contact information for your programme if you have further questions.