Last edit: 08/05/2020
Approved: 08/05/2020

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

Language requirements – applicants must prove their proficiency in English, which is most commonly established through an internationally recognized test.

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

In addition, the following documents are required:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application summary (Fill in “Cover letter admissions CHE KTH”)

Specific admission requirements
In order to be admitted to the Molecular Science and Engineering programme, a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or closely related subject, of 180 credits, including following is required:

  • Courses in chemistry or closely related subject corresponding to at least 75 credits.
  • Courses in mathematics corresponding to at least 20 credits.
  • Basic knowledge in numerical analysis/computer science corresponding to at least 9 credits.

Selection process
The selection process is based on the following selection criteria: University, previous studies (for instance GPA, grades in specific subjects and English), motivation for the studies (for instance letter of motivation, references, thesis proposal and relevant work experience). The evaluation scale is 1-75.

For further information please see; "study at KTH/Admission requirements” at