KTH Master’s
Challenge 2018

Win scholarships for a Master’s degree from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

The KTH Master's Challenge deadline has now passed. The applications are being screened and the top three finalists from each programme will be announced on December 19.

About KTH

The Royal Institute of Technology, or Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) in Swedish, was established in 1827 and has grown to be not only the most prestigious technical university in Sweden, but also one of the top 100 universities in the world*. More than 12,000 full time students and over 1,800 PhD candidates pursue degrees in engineering, technology, and science. To help these students reach their full potential, KTH integrates its four campuses around Stockholm with major companies and innovators in a variety of industries, providing unparalleled opportunities for KTH students.

KTH is situated in the very heart of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and a cultural hub of Scandinavia with over 2 million residents. As the largest city in Scandinavia, it is home to numerous international and Swedish companies that are leading the way in diverse areas such as information systems, consumer technology, and power system engineering. Stockholm is also ideally situated with an empowering balance between metropolitan opportunities and natural landscapes around the city. There truly is something for everyone. You can learn more about what it’s like to study in Sweden at https://studyinsweden.se/.

KTH also offers a thriving student life. The student union and various faculties organize regular events and offer the chance to grow your personal and professional networks. These organizations also serve to represent the students’ interests at the university, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to get the most out of their education.

*KTH was ranked as the 29th best university in engineering and technology globally by QS World University Rankings 2017.

Sindhuja Balaji, KTH blogger and previous Master's Challenge winner

"Winning KTH Master’s Challenge has redefined my life. I have fallen in love with Electrical Engineering, yet again, and with Stockholm even more! The city has always amazed me, from its scrumptious meatballs and fika (a Swedish tradition) to the many tranquillising lakes and forests, Stockholm is truly heaven on earth.

The education here is exceptional. It’s such a pleasure to explore subjects both theoretically as well as in practical applications. With the plethora of opportunities to learn and grow, along with the freedom to travel and explore both Sweden and your own self, KTH is undeniably the best thing that has happened to me. I can’t wait to experience more of KTH and Sweden in the days to come!"

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Ela Yudhanira, KTH Student Ambassador

"I come from Jogjakarta, Indonesia and graduated from Duta Wacana Christian University in informatics engineering. I am studying in the Master's programme at KTH within the School of Computer Science and Communication. In my spare time, I love to explore the different parts of Stockholm and visit new places I've never been before. Besides that, I love to get involved in human-computer interaction projects.

KTH has the best environment for students. You can balance your life between study and social activities at the same time. The education at KTH is very international and it’s not difficult to have a conversation with teachers and friends since everybody speaks a very good English in Sweden. What I like the most are the many spaces for students to study and hang out at the same time."

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