The Royal Institute of Technology or Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international of the technical universities in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.
Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning.
It was founded in 1827 since 1917 KTH has been housed in central Stockholm in beautiful buildings which today have historical monument status in various places in the Stockholm surroundings - Haninge, Kista, Södertälje. In Kista, the main Swedish resource centre of information technology, KTH co-operates with Stockholm University, other research centres, and with industry.
Did you know...
...that KTH's earliest Swedish predecessor was the Laboratorium Mechanicum, a collection of mechanical modelling schools for teaching created in 1697 by Christopher Polhem, who is considered to be the father of mechanics in Sweden.
Currently, this exchange agreement only includes studies within the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, and the Melbourne School of Egineering.
Students from the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at Melbourne wanting to study on exchange at KTH must have completed three years or more of their degree at the time of application.