KTH offers over 60 Master’s programmes organised into nine main fields of study. The programmes present an opportunity for students with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent to obtain a Master's degree of the highest international standard. KTH also offers around 15 joint Master’s programmes given in collaboration with other prominent technical universities, resulting in one degree from each university.
The number of places for each programme is limited and admission is highly competitive. The programmes start late August and finish early June, and correspond to two years unless otherwise specified.
Recipients of the KTH Scholarship will have their tuition fee waived for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory. Funding for additional expenses, such as living costs, is not included in the waiver.
To be eligible to apply you must be required to pay tuition fees and have applied for a Master's programme at KTH as your first priority. Students with a conditional eligibility are eligible to apply for a scholarship. KTH Scholarships are not available for applicants to Erasmus Mundus and EIT Master's programmes.
How to apply
The application for the KTH Scholarship will be open from 1 December, 2016 – 16 January, 2017.
The selection process will be undertaken in parallel with the selection process for admission to the programme. The scholarship will be granted primarily on the basis of academic excellence. Only applicants who fulfil the eligibility requirements of the programme applied for will be considered for a scholarship. After each of the applicants has been assessed in accordance to the selection process for their respective programmes. an overall assessment of all recommended applicants for the KTH Scholarships will be made, based on the following criteria:
- The applicant's grades (GPA or equivalent)
- The University where the applicant's Bachelor's degree was awarded
- The selection process and the recommendation of the Director of the applied Master's programme