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Welcome Ceremony in Stockholm City Hall 24 August

Make sure to attend the Welcome Ceremony in Stockholm City Hall that takes place on 24 August. This is a great opportunity as a newly admitted international student to get to know your new university and connect with other students.

Stockholm City Hall

Programme and general info

  • President Anders Söderholm welcomes you as a new student at KTH.
  • Speech by the president of the student union THS.
  • Throughout the ceremony, musical numbers will be performed by, among others, Kongliga Teknologkören, a student choir of the Student union, THS.
  • Listen to a KTH alum talk about their time at KTH.
  • The ceremony will be given in the Blue Hall, which is best known as the banquet hall for the annual Nobel Banquet.

Time: Two identical ceremonies will take place on Saturday 24 August. The first will start at 15.30 and the second at 17.15. Each ceremony lasts approximately 45 minutes. The Stockholm City Hall main entrance opens up 30 minutes in advance and closes at the start of the event.

Registration: On 5 August, a personal invitation to the event will be sent to the email address that you used when applying to KTH. There are 1180 seats available per session. First come, first served.

Location: Stockholm City Hall (Google maps)  

Dress code: Come as you are!

Please note that you are only allowed to bring one 30 x 21 cm sized bag. For more information about bag rules, please visit Stockholms stadshus website .