KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Stockholm , Sweden
  • 60
    Acceptance Rate
  • 13
    Available Programs
  • 15200
  • 310000
    Average Cost
  • 97
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.

KTH is working with industry and society in the pursuit of sustainable solutions to some of humanity’s greatest challenges: climate change, future energy supply, urbanisation and quality of life for the rapidly-growing elderly population. We are addressing these with world leading, high-impact research and education in natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy. Almost two-thirds of the SEK 4 billion turnover relates to research.

Entry requirements

The requirements are an upper-secondary education giving access to university studies in the United Kingdom including a minimum grade C in IGCSE/GCSE/GCE English as well as the following:

  • Mathematics GCSE /GCE AS level corresponds to Mathematics 4 in Sweden
  • Physics GCSE/GCE (grade C or above) corresponds to Physics 2 in Sweden

Requirements for applicants with an International Baccalaureate The requirements are an International Baccalaureate Diploma with 24 points and 6 subjects: 3-4 subjects have to be on Higher Level. HL. And passing grades in:

  • English B, SL
  • Mathematics HL or Math Discrete HL or Matematics, SL (from 2006 and onwards)
  • Physics, SL or HL

For more information check specific course requirements

Scholarship & funding

As a student at KTH, you are eligible to apply for scholarships from the KTH affiliated foundations as well as many Swedish foundations and organisations. Here you will find information on how to find financial support for studies, travel or research.


Student life

Swedish student Celine gives you a tour of the student life at KTH and all the fun things you can take part in when you study in Stockholm.