Last edit: 19/12/2019
Approved: 19/12/2019

General eligibility requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. Students in their final year of undergraduate education may also apply to KTH and if qualified, receive a conditional acceptance.

  • English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6. There are different ways to fulfill the English language requirements, see:

Specific eligibility requirements

A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, with courses in:

Mathematics and Programming: must include (i) differential and integral calculus in several variables, (ii) linear algebra, (iii) numerical analysis), (iv) ordinary and partial differential equations and integral transforms , (v) basic control theory, (vi) mathematical statistics, and (vii) basics of programming in a higher programming language  equivalent to at least 25 ECTS credits in total.

 Applied mechanics: must include (i) rigid body mechanics, (ii) solid mechanics, (iii) fluid mechanics and (iv) thermodynamics, equivalent to at least 20 ECTS credits in total.

 Selection process

The selection process is based on the following selection criteria: University ranking and study performance from previous University studies. The evaluation scale is 1-75. The applicant will get a lower evaluation score if the mandatory program-specific summary sheet is missing from the application documents, which also applies to Swedish applicants.