Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Transport and Geoinformation Technology, 120 credits (TTGTM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 19/06/2018
Approved: 19/06/2018

The general admission requirement for masters programmes at KTH is a completed Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS credits), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6. In addition, students have to meet following specific requirements:

A bachelor’s degree, equivalent to 180 ECTS credits, in civil engineering, urban planning, environmental science, geodesy, geographic information systems, computer science or another field with a clear relevance to the programme. At least 60 ETCS credits in transport engineering and planning, geomatics, physics, computer science, statistics, and/or mathematics are required. A minimum of 3 ECTS credits per course should be in:

  • Computer programming
  • Linear algebra
  • Geographic information systems or database technology, or geodetic surveying
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Single-variable calculus

For further information see admission regulations in the KTH regulatory framework, www.kth.se


The selection process is based on the following selection criteria: University, previous studies (for instance GPA, grades in specific subjects and English). The evaluation scale is 1-75.

Specific documents for the master's programme in Transport and Geoinformation Technology are:

  • Letter of motivation or degree project proposal
  • Curriculum Vitae indicating relevant work experience and computer skills
  • One Letter of recommendation
  • Completed summary sheet