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.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is the largest and oldest 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 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.
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.