Master's programme in Electric Power Engineering

Our global demands on resources have placed an urgent emphasis on supplying a growing population with affordable, sustainable supply of electricity. How we manage this challenge will very much depend on a new generation of creative, technically savvy engineers.

Application closed

The application for the programme closed 16 January 2017

16 January 2017: Application deadline
1 February 2017: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
24 March 2017: First notification of selection results
12 April 2017: Last date to reply to your offer

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The full programme tuition fee is SEK 310,000
Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are generally required to pay an application fee of SEK 900.

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens
EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are not required to pay an application fee.

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Degree awarded: Master of Science
Language of instruction: English
Duration: Two years (120 ECTS credits)
Programme start: Late August
Location: KTH Campus, Stockholm
School: School of Electrical Engineering (at KTH)

For questions regarding programme content and specific admission requirements, feel free to contact the programme coordinator.

Programme coordinator:
Cristina La Verde
Phone +46-8-790 7315

Electric Power Engineering at KTH

The Electric Power Engineering programme is taught in English and focuses on four subject tracks: electric power systems and markets, power system operation control and automation, power electronics and drives and modelling of electrotechnical equipment. This programme will enable the master’s student to develop a comprehensive understanding of the field, opening opportunities to enter a professional role in industry, academia or research and development.



For decades, KTH and Sweden have been at the forefront of advancements in grid systems, power component technologies and automation solutions. These areas are in constant need of fresh ideas and successful ways in which to integrate academia, research necessary to excel in this new era of utility and power requirements, and offers a wide selection of career options.

This programme is designed to utilise KTH’s strong ties with research and industry leaders like ABB, Vattenfall, Ellevio, Fortum,Bombardier and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, offering students an excellent opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical, industrial applications.

Alumni interviews


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

Kruphalan Tamil Selva, KTH student

- Stockholm is a haven for technology enthusiasts. Posing a wide variety from start-ups to huge corporations, Stockholm and Sweden is a home to all such.

Meet the students

Faculty and research

The programme in Electric Power Engineering is given by the School of Electrical Engineering at KTH. The field of Electrical and Electronics at KTH is currently ranked 17th in the world by QS (16th in 2015). Faculty from the department in Electric Power and Energy Systems and Electromagnetic Engineering is teaching courses within this programme.

Faculty and research

Changes in the programme may occur.  

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