Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

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University Overview

Established in 1827, Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Stockholm (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Stockholm County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 192 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Swedish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Acronym KTH
Founded 1827
Motto Vetenskap och Konst
Science and Art
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Valhallavägen 79
Stockholm (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
100 44 Stockholm County
T +46 (8) 790 6000
F +46 (8) 790 6500

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Valhallavägen 79
Stockholm 100 44
+46 (8) 790 6000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kungliga Tekniska högskolan's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019