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Newly admitted exchange students

Congratulations on your admission to KTH! Exciting times await you, and we look forward to meeting you. 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.

Letter of acceptance from KTH

1. Letter of Acceptance

In early November/May you will receive your Letter of Acceptance from KTH and essential information regarding your exchange. The Letter of Acceptance is required if you need to make an application for a residence permit.

Find accommodation in Stockholm

2. Find accommodation

It's time for you to start looking for accommodation. You may be offered housing by KTH Accommodation - however, most often, students need to find accommodation on their own.

Figue out your insurances

3. 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.

4. Apply for a residence permit

If you are not a citizen of an EU/EEA country, you need to apply for a residence permit. Start your application three months before you travel to Sweden.

Arrival and introduction

5. Arrive at KTH and join the introduction

We offer an official Arrival Day on 16 January. Once you arrive, we encourage you to join the introduction for international students. 

6. Attend the school introduction meeting

17 January, the semester kicks off with the mandatory school introduction meeting where you will meet your academic contacts and get introduced to your school.

School intoduction meetings