24 months
14505 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Electric Power Engineering programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology delivers a solid understanding of the electric power engineering domain and skills to contribute to more sustainable energy solutions. 


The global demand for affordable and sustainable resources has created a large need for electrical engineers and researchers to provide electricity and to build new smart solutions that enable a more sustainable energy management. This programme is designed for those of you who would like to work within the areas of components, systems and/or management within electric power engineering.

The Electric Power Engineering programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology covers the following areas:

  • modelling of electrotechnical equipment
  • power electronics
  • electrical machines
  • power system operation and control
  • power system planning and electricity markets
  • management in power systems

This programme enables students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the field, with specialisation in one or more of the areas. This provides a sound foundation to enter a professional role in industry or academia.


For decades, KTH and Sweden have been at the forefront of advancements in grid systems, power component technologies and automation solutions. These areas are in constant need of fresh ideas and new engineers. For a long time, there has been a wide selection of career options all over the world for electric power engineers.

This programme is designed to utilise KTH’s strong ties with research and industry leaders such as ABB, Vattenfall, Ellevio, Bombardier and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, offering students an excellent opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical, industrial applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 
  • The Sustainable Electric Power Engineer 
  • Power System Analysis
  • Power System Stability and Control
  • Electricity Market Analysis 
  • Electricity Pricing and Emissions 
  • Power System Planning 
  • Communication and Control in Electric Power Systems 
  • Computer Applications in Power Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, with courses in

  • Electrical Engineering (including three phase electrical circuits and/or electrical machines) equivalent to 60 ECTS credits
  • Mathematics (including calculus, algebra, probability theory and basic control theory) equivalent to at least 30 ECTS credits.
  • Courses in optimization, numerical analysis, thermodynamics and statistical physics are recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14505 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29011 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • The full programme tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this programme is SEK 310,000.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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