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How to apply for bachelor's studies

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

Application deadlines for studies starting 2024

Application round 1

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

16 October (2023): Application opens
15 January: Last day to apply
1 February: Submit documents and, if required, pay application fee
11 April: Admission results announced
August: Arrival and study start

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: Application opens
15 April: Application closes
2 May: Supply document of fee exempt status or receipt of application fee
20 June: Document submission deadline. If you're completing your upper secondary studies in an EU/EEA country, Switzerland or an IB/EB programme, you have until 5 July to submit your documents. All other supporting documents should be submitted together with your application.
11 July: Admission results announced
19 July: Last date to reply to your offer
25 July: Final admissions results
August: Arrival and study start

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. The bachelor's programme start in the autumn semester. The application deadlines below are strict and in Central European Time (CET).

1. Check the admission requirements

If you meet the admission requirements for the programme, you are ready to start your application!

Entry requirements

2. Submit your online application

Create an account, select the programme and submit your application on University Admissions.

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

3. Submit your required documents

Submit all required documents to your application at University Admissions by 1 February. Further instructions on how to submit your documents and how documentation requirements may differ between countries is provided at University Admissions .

4. Pay the application fee or document your citizenship

For non-EU/EEA citizens, there is an application fee of SEK 900. EU/EEA and Swiss citizens do not pay an application fee but should prove their citizenship status, for instance, with a passport copy.

Paying the application fee (University Admissions)

5. Check the selection results

The admission results are published posted in your account at 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). Closed 8 November.