Information about Sweden, Stockholm and KTH in general
Welcome to Sweden and to Stockholm
Sweden is a modern and multicultural country in northern Europe, with a long-standing tradition of welcoming international students from all over the world. It is the third largest country in the European Union by area, with a modest population of 10 million. Sweden is often described in terms of contrasts: ground-breaking innovation and historical traditions; individual ambition and a strong sense of community; magnificent countryside and modern cities. More information about Sweden is found here: https://www.kth.se/en/studies/exchange/why-kth/sweden-1.62949
Stockholm, the beautiful capital of Sweden and the home of KTH. The city was founded in the 13th century and is situated on the east cost of Sweden, bordering the Baltic sea. With 2.1 million inhabitants, it is the heart of Swedish trade and business life, and is known for its rich cultural history and closeness to nature.
To make most of your stay in Stockholm we recommend you to visit the City of Stockholms official visitors guide https://www.visitstockholm.com/
If you want to get around in Stockholm by public transportation you can visit www.sl.se for more information.
Welcome to KTH
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is Sweden’s largest and most respected technical university. Being a KTH student involves more than just engaging in studies. By choosing KTH, you gain access to a vibrant student life and a prestigious academic environment.
KTH is a university with a rich history of pioneering ideas and innovation that dates back to 1827. For nearly 200 years KTH has educated students who have gone on to influence our present and make the technological advances that define modern society. Still today, KTH shapes the talents that will find the solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. If you want to read more about KTH, please visit our website: https://www.kth.se/en/om/fakta
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is one of five schools at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The school conducts research and education within in electrical engineering, computer science, and information and communication technology. More information about The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is found here: https://www.kth.se/en/eecs