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  • 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 Kar...

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  • 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 ...

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  • From Workshop to Academy

    Professor Henrik Kreüger at the lectern during one of the first lessons at the KTH campus on Valhallavägen. (Photo: KTH)
    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 wa...

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  • 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...

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  • KTH degrees rank high on job market

    Recruiters meet with students at last year's Armada job fair, sponsored by THS, the student union at KTH. An international survey by QS shows that degrees from KTH rank high among those of job seekers.
    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...

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  • Researchers celebrate around the clock

    Donnie SC Lygonis, host of KTH’s seminar marathon, believes that the anniversary celebrations will attract a wide audience. (Photo: Tobias Ohls)
    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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Always available – even when on holiday?

    It easily happens that one ends up working now and again during the holidays, especially if expectations have not been clarified with one’s employer in advance. (Photo: Serny Pernebjer/TT)
    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 a...

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  • Halfway to a new school organisation

    President Sigbritt Karlsson and Jens Zander and Amelie Eriksson Karlström answer questions from the staff. On the right, Åsa Ankarcrona, chair and Head of Communications, on the far left Annica Fröberg, Head of Human Resources and Mikael Östling, Deputy President. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    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 o...

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  • Student life today – and 60 years ago

    What were the lives of KTH students like in the 1950s compared to today? Sigvard Bahrke and Cecilia Molinder talk about their experiences. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    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 201...

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  • 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.

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  • 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 th...

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  • KTH among the best at internationalisation

    Sigbritt Karlsson, President, talks about KTH’s internationalisation work at STINT’s presentation of Sweden’s most internationalised seats of learning. (Photo: Camilla Cherry)
    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 fiv...

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  • The perfect PhD student?

    What form does the ideal PhD student take? Society’s view has changed over the years. (Photo: Michael Rosenfeld/TT)
    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 ...

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  • Demonstration in support of facts and science

    The spread of the resistance to facts threatens the democratic structure of society, according to Elisabeth Ekener, one of the organisers of the March for Science. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Apr 19, 2017

    Do you want to help counter the spread of fake news and resistance to facts? On Saturday, 22 April, people will gather in Stockholm and in other cities around the world to hold the March for Science, ...

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  • KTH solves researchers housing problems

    Published Apr 10, 2017

    Each year around 1,500 people come from abroad to work at KTH. Due to the strained housing situation in Stockholm finding a place to stay might pose a problem. KTH Relocation help foreign researchers ...

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  • The art of training engineers

    “We need to start thinking about why so many women are choosing not to become engineers,” says Arnold Pears. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Apr 05, 2017

    Arnold Pears is KTH’s first ever professor in the engineering subject of didactics. Through his research, Pears hopes to further develop training for engineers and to change the perception of the prof...

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  • Working groups review school organisation

    Published Mar 23, 2017

    Six of KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s schools may be merged to form two larger schools. This according to a decision made by the KTH President, for a planned integration of the schools. The aim i...

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  • Making KTH buildings environmentally-friendly

    Property owners benefit from taking a stronger interest in making a proper environmental investment in new buildings and renovations, according to Nils Brown. (Photos: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Mar 15, 2017

    To construct environmentally-certified buildings with the least possible impact on the environment depends on the objectives of the property owners. But there is much to gain for all parties from buil...

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  • Researchers practise Swedish at lunchtime

    The big advantage is that participants get an hour when they only hear and speak Swedish, and no other language, says Swedish teacher Eva Löfstedt-Panova, who leads the lunchtime meetings. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Mar 07, 2017

    One hour a week when you only get to speak Swedish. That is the purpose of KTH's new language café for employees who do not have Swedish as their mother tongue. “This is a good chance for me to reall...

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