How to apply

The next application period for KTH master’s programmes is between mid-October 2019 and mid-January 2020. Application for admission in 2019 has closed. Applications are made through University Admissions, an online application portal for all Swedish universities.

Application process for KTH master’s programmes

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. All master’s programmes start in the autumn semester. The application deadlines below are strict and in Central European Time (CET).

1. Choose your programmes

Find one or more programmes and verify that you meet the general and programme specific admission requirements for the programmes. These can be found under ‘Entry requirements’ on each programme page.

Master’s programme catalogue

2. Submit your online application (Deadline 15 January)

Create an account, select programmes and submit your application via University Admissions. Follow the "Apply now" link on the programme page or find all programmes published on University Admissions. You can apply to four programmes and these should be ranked in your order of priority.

Detailed description of the application process

3. Submit your required documents (Deadline 1 February)

Your application will be considered incomplete if you do not submit all the required documentation. The general and programme specific documents are listed under 'Entry requirements' on each programme page. Please note:

  • Most applicants can upload all documents on universityadmissions.se.
  • The documentation requirements and academic qualifications may differ between countries.
  • No documents should be sent to KTH unless you are instructed to do so.
  • The authenticity of your documents may be verified with the issuing institution. Applications made with fraudulent documents will be rejected and legal action may be taken.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Submitting your documents

Instructions for your country of studies

4. Pay the application fee or document your citizenship (Deadline 1 February)

For non-EU/EEA citizens, an application fee (SEK 900) is required. EU/EEA and Swiss citizens are not required to pay the application fee, but should prove their citizenship status, for instance with a passport copy.

Paying the application fee

5. Check the selection results on 4 April

The notification of selection results will be published on University Admissions on 4 April. You do not need to reply to your offer. If you are admitted, KTH will provide further information about how to prepare for your studies.

Notification of selection results