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  • Administration to be reviewed

    Published Nov 06, 2017
    Following a decision by the President, a working group is to be set up to examine KTH’s administration and operational support. “We want to make our processes more efficient and build optimal administrative support to develop KTH’s educational environment,” says President Sigbritt Karlsson.

  • New perspective after 100th anniversary

    Published Oct 24, 2017
    A campus art walk, an exclusive guided tour of KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s laboratories and night-time seminars in the Dome of Visions. We followed our colleague Erica-Dawn Egan for one day – and night – during anniversary week.

  • Anniversary week kicks off in Dome of Visions

    Published Oct 18, 2017
    Yesterday marked the start of the seminar marathon, the highlight of the anniversary week in which KTH’s campus is celebrating 100 years. “The laying of the foundations of the KTH campus and the university’s evolution go hand in hand with Sweden’s development into an industrial nation,” said President Sigbritt Karlsson in her inaugural address for the anniversary.

  • Time for the 100th anniversary celebrations

    Published Oct 13, 2017
    Next week sees the start of Anniversary week on campus, with exhibitions, walks and loads of fascinating lectures in the Dome of Visions on Valhallavägen.

  • Researchers trapped in a vicious circle

    Published Oct 05, 2017
    Women are less likely to receive recognition for their research, according to a study at KTH. They are side-lined by the funding system and risk becoming trapped in a vicious circle.

  • New organization prepares KTH for the future

    Published Oct 02, 2017
    “Now we can start to work specifically towards creating an even better educational environment at KTH, with a more efficient, clearer organisational structure.” These are the comments of Sigbritt Karlsson, KTH’s President, following the decisions she has made about the new school organisation of KTH which will take effect in the new year.

  • ECE operations move to other schools

    Published Oct 02, 2017
    At the end of December, the School of Education and Communication in Engineering Science will cease to be a separate school. Instead, some of its activities will be moved to the School of Industrial Engineering and Management and the university administration.

  • From Workshop to Academy

    Published Sep 22, 2017
    In the midst of a raging world war, KTH’s new campus was opened on Valhallavägen. The premises were tailor-made for engineering courses, with firm roots in craftsmanship-related traditions. The aim was to develop in a more academic direction.

  • Decision about reorganisation of schools imminent

    Published Sep 20, 2017
    In two weeks, the President is expected to announce that KTH’s academic activities will be concentrated in five schools instead of the current ten. This will create clearer points of entry to KTH as a place of learning and better conditions for the continued development of a strong educational environment, explains President Sigbritt Karlsson.

  • KTH degrees rank high on job market

    Published Sep 14, 2017
    A degree from KTH is valuable currency on the job market, a new survey shows. KTH is ranked 94th best university in the world in QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which measures students' chances of getting jobs.

  • Researchers celebrate around the clock

    Published Sep 04, 2017
    The speakers at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology seminar marathon have now been announced. The marathon will be held during the anniversary week in October that celebrates the 100th year founding of the university campus. “It will be a very interesting programme that demonstrates the full breadth and depth of the whole of KTH,” says Donnie SC Lygonis, who will host the seminar marathon.

  • Heads of School to be appointed in September

    Published Aug 31, 2017
    As a result of the decision to reorganise the schools, with six of KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s schools possibly becoming two, all Heads of School and Deputy Heads of School and the Vice Dean of the architecture programme have had their appointments extended until 31 December this year. At the end of September, the President is expected to appoint the Heads of School who will take up their posts in January.

  • Always available – even when on holiday?

    Published Jun 27, 2017
    Holidays, time off and nice moments in the sun. Or constantly checking work emails so as not to miss something important? We asked a researcher of working life to provide some tips regarding getting away from work this summer.

  • Halfway to a new school organisation

    Published Jun 20, 2017
    Why do the schools have to be merged? Can’t we just cooperate over school boundaries? And isn’t there a risk that we will lose momentum by devoting time and energy to reorganisation? These were some of the questions that were raised during a hearing about the change in the school organisation.

  • Student life today – and 60 years ago

    Published Jun 16, 2017
    Cecilia Molinder will finish her degree project this summer. By then, 60 years will have elapsed since Sigvard Bahrke was awarded his degree. When the student of the 1950s meets the student of the 2010s, the conversation touches on everything from desperately looking for accommodation and exam stress to union work, cap buttons and a revolution.

  • KTH among world’s top 100

    Published Jun 12, 2017
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology has been ranked 98th best seat of learning in the world in the QS World University Rankings. This is more or less the same result as last year, when KTH came 97th.

  • Hearing about the review of the KTH school organization

    Published Jun 02, 2017
    The work toward KTH's new school organization has reached the halfway mark, and two working groups have submitted their proposals. On June 14, President Sigbritt Karlsson will conduct a hearing for the staff.

  • New arrivals find jobs after IT course

    Published May 24, 2017
    The participants on the IT course for new arrivals to Sweden provided by KTH have graduated and are now ready for a job market that is hungry for programmers. Aiham Alkaseer hadn’t even finished the course when he was snapped up by IT consultant Xlent.

  • KTH among the best at internationalisation

    Published May 12, 2017
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology receives top marks for its work on internationalisation. The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, STINT, has awarded five stars and a plaque to three Swedish seats of learning – with KTH being among them.

  • The perfect PhD student?

    Published May 08, 2017
    Productive and contributing to growth. That’s the image of the ideal PhD student. But how is it affecting research as a whole? Researchers are warning of the risk that research that generates results in the longer term will be forced to take a back seat.

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