Senast ändrad: 2012-09-14
Godkänd: 2012-09-14

General admission requirements
A completed Bachelor's degree - corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 higher education credits), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognized university.
For more information, see

Language  requirements – applicants must proof their proficiency in English, which is most commonly established through an internationally recognized test.
For more information, see

Documentation – for detailed information about list of required documents, see
“Admission requirements and selection”

Specific admission requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements, the programme requires:

  • Courses inbiochemistry, microbiology and gene technology/molecular biology with a total of at least 20 higher education credits
  • Courses in chemistry for at least 30 higher education credits
  • Basic knowledge in mathematics, numerical analysis and computer science with a total of at least 20 higher education credits.


For more information, see Study at KTH, Master´s programmes at KTH,
“Admission requirements”.

Selection process
The selection process for the Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology programme is based on a total evaluation of the following criteria: university, grade point average (GPA), courses relevant to the programme, motivation letter, relevant work experience, references and english proficiency.

If seats remain after admission based on the criteria mentioned above, the grade requirement in English will be reduced until the correct number of admitted students is reached.

Complete information on the eligibility requirements can be found in the local admission policy of KTH, see: