Bachelor's programme in Information and Communication Technology

Today’s society is highly dependent on Information and Communication Technology (ICT). This programme aims to meet society’s demands for ICT solutions and prepare a generation of highly skilled specialists in the field. The developments in this area create opportunities for you to utilise the knowledge gained in the programme for either an international career, or higher education.

Application dates for studies starting in Autumn 2020

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 2019: Application opens
15 January 2020: Application deadline
3 February 2020: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
20 April 2020: Notification of selection results

Application round 2 (to be announced)

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 2019: Application opens
15 April 2019: Application deadline
7 May 2019: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
11 July 2019: First notification of selection results
26 July 2019: Last date to reply to your offer
1 August 2019: Second notification of selection 

Information and Communication Technology at KTH

The programme is taught in English and based on the research carried out at KTH in conjunction with companies. You are involved in the latest research advances and developments in the field. You will interact with prominent professors and teachers from all over the world.

The programme features a decent proportion of elective courses and allows you to customise your education depending on individual interests, while maintaining a solid scientific basis. You gain a broad range of fundamental knowledge and skills in the core aspects of ICT – mathematics, programming, electronics and computer engineering, and networking. You will also study subjects such as economics, management, and sustainable development. The programme results in a competitive Bachelor’s degree of the highest international standard.

The programme has good connections to the industry and provides unique opportunities to network and interact with industry contacts beneficial to future careers. It also contains guest lectures and projects that provide a comprehensive understanding of the profession.

A higher education in technology can be challenging and this programme is no exception. The pace is high and rich with content. Learning acquired in early courses is frequently relied upon in later courses to enable the successful teaching of more advanced concepts. While the challenge is real, it is answered with commitment, purpose, and dedication.

This is a three year programme (180 ECTS credits) given in English. Graduates are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science. The programme is given mainly at KTH Kista campus in Stockholm by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (at KTH).



The combination of computer, electrical and software engineering, computer science, and communication technology is essential for all businesses. After graduation, you can work in all industries – from automotive and medical technology, to traditional ICT companies.



Find out what students from the programme think about their time at KTH.

"KTH is a highly acclaimed school, with a good reputation in teaching."

Alexandra Kolonia, Greece

Meet the students

Changes in the programme may occur.