KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
City: Stockholm
Website: http://www.kth.se/en
Approximate semester dates: Semester 1 (Autumn): September to January
Semester 2 (Spring): January to June
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Language of instruction: English and Swedish
Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS per semester

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of the disciplines available. 
Disciplines listed here can provide a full-time load of study. (In English) 
All other available courses can be found in the course catalogue.


Urban Planning & Environment
Land & Water Resource Engineering
Transport Economics
Real Estate & Construction Management
Philosophy & History of Technology
Electrical Engineering
Chemical Engineering & Technology
Aeronautical & Vehicle Engineering
Computer Science
Information & Communication Technology
Industrial Engineering & Management


Course Information - for exchange students

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KTH does not use 'undergrad & postgrad' to distinguish their courses they are referred to as 'cycles'.
1st Cycle = years 1-3
2nd Cycle = years 4-5
3rd Cycle = 5 +

  • Courses that start with the number 2 (example HL2005) are open to exchange students.
  • Courses that start with the number 3 (example KF3250) are PhD level and not open to exchange students.

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

Architecture - ONLY for postgraduate level students

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FREE Swedish Language Courses:
The Unit for language and communication at KTH offers exchange students Swedish language courses free of charge. There are intensive courses, on the elementary level, starting July 1 and August 1 as well as part-time courses during the semesters. For more information click here.

What our students say about KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
Marjorie: KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Semester 2, 2011) Marjorie: KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Semester 2, 2011) Master of Architecture
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