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How to apply

The bachelor's programme has two application rounds. Applications are made through University Admissions, an online application portal for all Swedish universities.

Application dates for studies starting in Autumn 2021

Application round 1

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens should apply in round 1 in order to obtain a residence permit before the start of the semester. Students in the final year of upper secondary will not be able to submit a complete application in round 1.

16 October 2020: Application opens
15 January 2021: Application deadline
1 February 2021: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
16 April 2021: Notification of selection results

Application round 2

Round 2 is an alternative mainly for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens will most likely not have enough time to obtain a residence permit.

15 March 2021: Application opens
15 April 2021: Application deadline
3 May 2021: Deadline for documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
21 June 2021: Deadline for supporting educational documents. Information for IB, EB, EU/EEA-applicants in the last year of studies.
9 July 2021: First notification of selection results
23 July 2021: Last date to reply to your offer
29 July 2021: Second notification of selection

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Application process for the bachelor's programme

The academic year at KTH is divided into two semesters of 20 weeks, with the autumn semester beginning at the end of August and the spring semester beginning in January. All master’s programmes start in the autumn semester. The application deadlines below are strict and in Central European Time (CET).

1. Check the Entry requirements

Verify that you meet the general and programme specific admission requirements.

Entry requirements

2. Submit your online application

Create an account, select programme(s) and submit your application on University Admissions.

How to apply to bachelor's programmes (University Admissions)

3. Submit your required documents

Your application will be considered incomplete if you do not submit all the required documentation. Please note:

  • Almost all documents should be uploaded on University Admissions. There are some exceptions for specific countries, see link below.
  • The documentation requirements and educational qualifications may differ between countries.
  • No documents should be sent to KTH.
  • The authenticity of your documents may be verified with the issuing institution. Applications made with fraudulent documents will be rejected and legal action may be taken.

Required documents, how to submit them and country specific information (University Admissions)

4. Pay the application fee or document yourfee exempt status

For non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens, an application fee (SEK 900) is required. EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are not required to pay the application fee, but should prove their citizenship status, for instance with a passport copy. Applicants with a valid residence permit in Sweden are not required to pay the application fee regardless of citizenship.

Paying the application fee (University Admissions)

5. Check the selection results

The Notification of selection results will be published on University Admissions. If you are admitted, KTH will provide further information about how to prepare for your studies.

Notification of selection results (University Admissions)


For queries regarding the application process and user account at, please contact University Admissions Support Centre .

For queries regarding admissions requirements, please contact the KTH Admissions Office:  or +46 (0)8 790 9440 (Monday 1:00-2:00 pm CET and Tuesday-Thursday 10:00-11:00 am CET).