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By on June 8, 2015


Name of university

Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm/KTH

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

KTH Arkitektur och Samhällsbyggnad
Teknikringen 74 D
100 44 Stockholm

KTH Arkitekturskolan
Osquars backe 9
100 44 Stockholm

+46 (0) 8 790 6000

Official Focal Point
Alexis Pontvik alexis.pontvik@arch.kth.se

Alternate Focal Point
Tigran Haas tigran.haas@abe.kth.se

Signee, Expression of Interest
Dean and Prof Real Estate Economics – Stellan Lundström




Royal Institute of Technology (founded 1877) is the largest technical university in Sweden, it begun already in 1827 under the name of Technical Institute. Today the Institute has around 20’000 students. Already at the turn of century a third of the students were female.
Over recent years international ranking lists that measure the University’s excellence within research, education and collaboration have had an increasing impact in society.

In 1876 the Architectural Education started at the KTH, previously it had been taught at the Academy of Arts in Stockholm since the 1780ies. At present the school, which is part of the

The school of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE) is comprised of seven departments and six centres for advanced research. The school has about 2200 undergraduates and 300 graduate students studying architecture, civil and architectural engineering, land and water resources, engineering to philosophy and economics and planning.

The school of Architecture and has around 100 students in each of the five years plus additional postgraduate and other urban planning courses. The school is moving to a newly built building in 2015 designed by Tham & Videgård Architects.

Areas of Expertise related to UN-Habitat
  • Social Inclusion
  • Sanitation
  • Resilience
  • Reconstruction
  • Planning and Design
  • Mobility
  • Land
  • Housing
  • Gender
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Economy
Related UNI Thematic Hubs
  • Informal Urbanism
  • Urban Accessibility
  • Urban Governance
  • Gender
  • Urban Form


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