KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: Sweden
Found Year: 1827
Address: Brinellvägen 8
Introduction

KTH Royal Institute of Technology has served as one of Europe’s key centres of innovation and intellectual talent for almost two hundred years. Recognized as Sweden’s most prestigious technical university, KTH is also the country’s oldest and largest. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. The educational programmes lead to Bachelor, Master or PhD degrees in engineering, science, or architecture. With over 18,000 students and an international reputation for excellence, the university continues to nurture the world’s brightest minds, helping to shape the future. Master’s programmes cover nine fields of study with fifty degrees available. Taught in English, these programmes allow students to advance in their studies, in a diverse environment with world-class facilities. KTH has a large international student body and emphasizes the practical industrial applications of knowledge, incorporating the university’s close ties with industry leaders. This unique approach to learning means that students can look forward to exciting career prospects with an internationally recognized degree. With a strong history of groundbreaking research, KTH provides one third of Sweden’s technical and engineering research at university level. The university also secures substantial research funding every year with grants from important organizations like the European Research Council, and plays a central role in the newly formed European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Students will join over 2,000 people engaged in research at KTH and find a multitude of opportunities to grow in their individual areas of focus. The KTH Campus is located in Stockholm, the Capital of Scandinavia and the home of the Nobel Prize. Living in Stockholm, students will be part of one of the most dynamic and enterprising cities in Europe. Routinely ranked in the top ten in the Global Innovation Index, Sweden and its capital are recognized around the world as an important creative and technical hub, and a fantastic place to put learning into practice. As is the case with KTH’s philosophy regarding education, Stockholm encourages the best and brightest ideas to develop and flourish.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Automation & Control
20
Mathematics
32
Transportation Science & Technology
35
Telecommunication Engineering
37
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
43
Mechanical Engineering
51-75
Energy Science & Engineering
51-75
Metallurgical Engineering
51-75
Key Statistics
13047
Total Enrollment
2259(17.3%)
International Students
7644
Undergraduate Enrollment
229(3.0%)
International Students
5403
Graduate Enrollment
2030(37.6%)
International Students