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Non-programme students

On this page you will find information for non-programme students admitted to freestanding courses given on campus or online. Here you can find everything you need to get started with your course.

Students discussing with each other

When you are admitted to a freestanding course, information about the course's content, schedule, literature, contact information and other necessary information will be available on the course page on KTH's course platform Canvas . You will have access to the course page on Canvas two weeks before the course starts. Before that, there are some things you need to do.

1. Activate your KTH account

To have access to Canvas and KTH's IT services, you need a KTH account . Your KTH account will be ready two weeks before your course starts. You can get your KTH account at KTH Entré at Drottning Kristina's väg 4, Stockholm.

Opening hours for KTH Entré

If you are not able to come to KTH Entré, you can remotely get your KTH account. You can receive the KTH account at the earliest two weeks before your course starts. Read more about how you can get your KTH account on-site or remotely on the page Get password to your KTH account .

Access card

Depending on the course you are studying, you may also need an access card to KTH's premises. You can receive your access card in KTH Entré at Drottning Kristina's väg 4, Stockholm.

More information on access card and KTH's IT services

2. Register for your course

Once you have activated your KTH account, you must register for the course or you will lose your spot. It's also necessary for you to be able to access your course's page on Canvas. You register for the course via the service Ladok for students at

More information about course registration

Is the course registration closed?

Have you been admitted late or missed the last date for course registration for some other reason? Contact your course or student office for support.

KTH's course or student offices

3. Log in to your Personal Menu

The personal menu is the grey field at the top of When you log in, you have access to services such as schedules and course or exam registration. You will also see all your courses with links directly to course information and course rooms in Canvas.

Read more about your personal menu

Do you have any questions?

If you have any general questions regarding KTH or our systems, don't hesitate to contact us at

If you have specific questions about your course, please contact the examiner or course coordinator. You can find contact information for any course by searching for the course in the Course and programme directory .

Common questions and answers