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Newly admitted degree programme students

Congratulations on your admission to KTH! Exciting times await you, and we look forward to meeting you in August. It's now time for you to start preparing for your move to Stockholm. To help you out, we have gathered all information you need; just follow the necessary steps below. Also, join our webinars to get further support with each step and chat with KTH staff.

Welcome to KTH! 

In this video you will meet KTH President Anders Söderholm along with students and staff from different parts of KTH who want to congratulate you on being admitted. You will also learn about some of our upcoming events that are designed to prepare you for your arrival to Sweden.

Checklist for new degree programme students 

2. Pay your tuition fee

If you need to pay a tuition fee, you will find payment information at Ladok for students from 3 April.

3. Apply for a residence permit

If you are not a citizen of an EU/EEA country, you need to apply for a residence permit. Please note that you must have paid the first instalment of the tuition fee before applying for a residence permit

4. Arrive at KTH and join the introduction

We offer official Arrival days in August every year. Once you arrive, we encourage you to join the introduction for international students.

Arrival and introduction

5. Attend the school introduction

The start of the semester kicks off with the mandatory introductions where you will meet your academic contacts and get introduced to your school.

Mandatory school introductions

Give KTH your emergency contact information

KTH is collecting emergency contact information from all newly admitted international students. This is done so that we can contact someone close to you in case of an emergency.

Living and studying in Sweden

Moving to a new country is a big step, and we at KTH are here to make the transition easier. Please read our guide to living and studying in Sweden and learn more about the insurances you need, how to find accommodation and how to apply for our language courses. We also offer webinars and events to guide you through the important steps on your journey to KTH.

Living and studying in Sweden

Webinars and events for admitted degree students

Find accommodation

It's time for you to start looking for accommodation. Some student groups are guaranteed housing through KTH Accommodation, while others need to find housing on their own.

Figure out your insurances

Make sure you have additional medical insurance coverage in case of an emergency or if you fall ill during an off-campus activity.

Apply for our language courses

We offer pre-sessional courses in English and Swedish. Some students are given priority to a place in these courses, but everyone can apply.

Pre-sessional language courses

Get free WiFi through Eduroam

As a student, you have access to free wireless networks at KTH. You can access it as soon as you have activated your KTH account.

Student discount card

As a KTH student, you can access student discounts through a digital student discount card from Mecenat. Find out more on the student unions (THS) website.

Registration for exams

When you eventually write an exam, you have to register for the exam. Otherwise, you will not be able to attend. Find out how to register and at what dates. 

Support and services at KTH

Support and services

Student Health Services

Stockholm Student Health Services complements the public healthcare that is available to residents of Sweden. As a KTH student, you are welcome to contact us if you have health-related issues. You can get individual support or join group workshops.

Study and career counselling

KTH offers you study and career counselling to help you develop effective study strategies and to make informed choices in your study situation. Contact your master coordinator or study counsellor if you need guidance in your study situation. 

Support for students with disabilities

Students with documented, permanent disabilities can get compensatory support in their studies at KTH. What support you can get is an individual assessment and depends on what disability you have. Find out what support you can get and how to apply.

Do you have any questions?

We understand that you might have a lot of questions regarding your upcoming studies. Do not hesitate to contact us, we are here to help. KTH can help you get answers to your questions about KTH and your move to Sweden. You can email us at , call us at +46 8-790 80 00 or visit us if you are already on campus. 

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Contact your programme coordinator or study counsellor if you have any questions about your programme.

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