COSSE Partner universities
The programme is offered by a consortium consisting of three technical universites, and one associated partner university. Students in the COSSE programme will experience living and studying in at least two European countries. KTH is the coordinating institution for the programme. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, which is an associated partner, provides internships and shorter learning opportunities.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is the largest, oldest and most internationally diverse technical university in Sweden. It is ranked as one of the leading technical universities in Europe, thanks to its reputation for pioneering research, engineering genius and science on the cutting edge. KTH’s schools offer a wide variety of courses in engineering and architecture, including a large number of courses and Master’s programmes in English. KTH is primarily a research university, thus the courses always include the latest developments within any given field. KTH cooperates with leading technical universities worldwide, in terms of student exchange and research projects. KTH has extensive international research and educational exchange programmes with leading universities worldwide.
KTH was founded in 1827 and the main campus is located in attractive, and now listed, buildings in central Stockholm since 1917. In addition, KTH and Stockholm University jointly offer study programmes and carry out research in biotechnology and physics at nearby AlbaNova University Center. The School of Information and Communication Technology is located on the Kista campus, in the northern part of Stockholm, and there are additional campuses located in Haninge, Flemingsberg and Södertälje in the southern metropolitan area.
The internationally renowned Technische Universität Berlin is located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe. TU Berlin's research and teaching endeavors are characterized by a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, ranging from engineering science to natural science, mathematics, planning science and economics, as well as the humanities and social sciences. The TU Berlin is a strong research university. As a fully-equipped university of technology it possesses the specific profile, which on the basis of its excellent scientific expertise, can promote development of innovative technological solutions.
TU Berlin combines its excellence in basic research, particularly in the fields of mathematics, physics and chemistry, with a predominately engineering science approach that emphasizes application-oriented research. Our core competencies in science are organized on the basis of interdisciplinary partnerships. With more than 28 000 students, the TU Berlin is one of the largest universities of technology in Germany. One of TU Berlin most important tasks is to educate our students to meet the challenges of a world increasingly characterized by technology and progress.
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is a modern university with a rich tradition. Its eight faculties and over 40 English-language Master programmes are at the forefront of technological development, contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society. Ranked among the top universities of technology in Europe (#17, THES 2008) TU Delft’s excellent research and education standards are backed by outstanding facilities, research institutes and research schools. TU Delft maintains close links with (inter)national industry, a strategic alliance contributing to the relevance of its academic programmes and career prospects for its graduates.
The student body is made up of over a 100 nationalities. The university has partnerships with more than thirty universities all over the world, enabling students and researchers to increase their international experience through cooperation and exchange. TU Delft is also a member of the prestigious IDEA league of five leading engineering universities in Europe. TU Delft offers around 30 English-language MSc programmes. The programme duration is two years. The first year comprises theoretical study, assignments and laboratory work. The second year is largely devoted to thesis work, which involves participating in one of the university's advanced research or design projects or taking an internship or research assignment within a company. Problem-oriented, creative, innovative, learning by doing. Our objective is to produce graduates who are critical independent thinkers so they later become engineers capable of independently solving problems.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and three inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati's campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra around 20 kms. from the heart of the city. With the majestic Brahmaputra on one side, and with hills and vast open spaces on others, the campus provides an ideal setting for learning.