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Engineering in Sweden - Stockholm
Stockholm, Sweden (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, Swedish
Language Requirement:
Apartment, Dormitory
Illinois Sponsor:
Credit or Not for Credit:
For credit
Foreign Institution:
KTH Royal institute of Technology
Program Description:

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Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan

Stockholm, Sweden



KTH Royal Institute of Technology is one of the largest universities in Sweden and in all of Scandinavia.  At least one-third of all technical research and engineering education in Sweden is completed at KTH.  KTH is a prestigious university, particular well-known for its research in technology and natural sciences. KTH’s main campus is located in Ostermalm, one of the most populous areas of central Stockholm.


  • 2.75 GPA minimum
  • Junior or above
  • No foreign language requirement for this program
  • Passport valid for 6 months after program dates and with at least two blank visa pages
  • Visa may be required.


Students studying abroad at KTH can enroll in a broad range of courses including engineering, math, science, business, and humanities.  The main language of instruction at KTH is Swedish; however, a large number of courses are offered in English, particularly in higher level and specialization courses.  The teaching staff has a very good command of English.  The majority of courses should be taken within the specific school in which you applied.
Students must have all courses pre-approved for Illinois credit through the IPENG office.  Information on the course approval process and a link for the pre-approval database which contains all courses with existing UIUC course equivalents can be found at
For more course information, click [here].

KTH ofers courses in both Swedish and English.
LAS 291/292 Orientation Course
All accepted students must participate in various orientation meetings and enroll in an 8-week orientation course, LAS 291/292.
All credit you earn on this program will count as Illinois credit on your Illinois transcript based on the following conversion.  Engineering undergraduates must receive a C- equivalent or better to transfer credit.



The KTH Accommodation Office rents out rooms to international students in student housing buildings (dormitories) and in the form of studio apartments. Housing is usually a convenient walk or bus-ride away from campus. KTH also provides exchange students who wish to arrange their own housing accommodation with the appropriate resources to do so.


For the costs associated with this program, please scroll to the top of this page and find the box labeled “Budget Sheets” and click on the term during which you want to participate.
Financial Aid
Financial aid can be applied to the cost of the program.  The applicable amount depends on your financial aid package.  For information, please visit or email

Withdraw, Cancellation and Refund Policy


There is a two-step application process:
Phase 1: The University of Illinois Study Abroad Office Application:
  1. Click the Apply Now button at the top-right of this page to apply.  You may only apply to one program per term. Log in with your UIUC netid and password. Once you start the application you will be charged a non-refundable application fee.
  2.  Submit all application materials by the deadline listed below.  
Online materials are due by 11:59 pm (CST) on the deadline date; paper materials are due by 4:45 pm (CST) the following business day.

After the application deadline, we will review all completed applications and nominate students for available spots in each exchange program. Application decisions are released two to three weeks after each deadline.

Phase 2: Host University Application
  1. If you are accepted to participate in this program, you will work with your International Programs in Engineering Study Abroad Advisor to apply directly to the host university, who will formally admit you to the exchange program.
  2.  Once formally accepted by the host university, you will then work with the Study Abroad Advisor at the host university to coordinate all aspects of your stay such as course registration, lodging, and arrival information.



International Programs in Engineering (IPENG)
210 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-0054


Hours:  Mondays – Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 PM (CST) Walk-ins
                 Otherwise by appointment, to schedule an appointment please visit

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2018 02/15/2018
02/15/2018 08/27/2018 01/04/2019
Academic Year 2018-2019 02/15/2018
02/15/2018 08/27/2018 06/04/2019
Spring Semester 2019 09/15/2018 09/16/2018 TBA TBA

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