The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden, and frequently ranked as one of the 10 leading European Technical Universities. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. KTH is organized in 10 schools.
In addition to the research carried out by KTH’s Schools, a large number of both national and local Competence Centres (providing collaboration across schools and with external partners) are located at KTH. KTH has 3700 employees and in total about 14,000 students including 1500 PhD students.
KTH is particularly strong in Cyber-Physical Systems as manifested by its research centers on Autonomous systems, Control and Communications, Embedded systems, and in various application related domains such as transportation, health and manufacturing.
Since a few years, KTH has set up strategic collaboration partnerships with industry such as Ericsson, SAAB, Sandvik and Scania, and with public bodies such as Stockholm city and Stockholm community council. KTH also has strong ties to startups through STING (Stockholm Innovation and Growth) and THINGS, a CPS and IoT incubator. Finally, KTH is a partner in EIT Digital (one of the European Knowledge and Innovation Communities), and of the ARTEMIS Industrial Association.