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Study at KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is Sweden's leading technical university—ranked 74 in the 2025 QS World University Rankings. At KTH, you will access a vibrant student life and a prestigious academic environment.

This is KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH was established in 1827 and has since grown to become one of Europe's leading technical universities and Sweden's highest ranked university. We are located in Stockholm, Sweden's open and dynamic capital, an epicentre of innovation and home of the Nobel Prize.

We offer an array of study opportunities for international applications, from free online courses to master's and doctoral programmes. Sustainability and innovation are at the core of our operations, and our graduates have the skills and tools to contribute to a more sustainable society. We hope to see you at KTH in the future!

Study options at KTH

Master's studies

We offer 64 two-year master's degree programmes in English open to students with a bachelor's degree. 

Doctoral studies

We offer four-year doctoral degrees positions (PhD) open to applicants with a master's degree.

Exchange studies

We welcome students from partner universities worldwide.

Explore KTH

Sweden's top university

KTH top 100 in QS World University Ranking 2025

KTH ranked 74 in the QS World University Rankings 2025 and is the highest ranked university in Sweden.

Discover our campus

Let our students guide you around our campus in central Stockholm, through historic buildings and modern labs. 

The KTH way of learning

Solving real-world problems through collaborative work is an integral part of education.

Career and future

KTH graduation ceremony in Stockholm City Hall

A KTH degree is a sign of academic excellence, ambition and an innovative mindset. 

Student life

Your new life in Stockholm

With 2.1 million inhabitants, Sweden's beautiful capital is known for its rich cultural history and closeness to nature.

Student budget in Stockholm

Living in Stockholm is not as expensive as you might think. Together with our students, we will get you started on your budget.

Accommodation for students

Stockholm offers a range of housing options and a vast public transport network to easily commute to campus from different areas of the city.

An introduction to Sweden

Sweden is a modern and multicultural country in northern Europe, with a long-standing tradition of welcoming students from all over the world.