Presentation on theme: "1 Internationalisation at KTH KTH wants to be an established European top level university As a means to that KTH has since long encouraged exchange studies."— Presentation transcript:
1 Internationalisation at KTH KTH wants to be an established European top level university As a means to that KTH has since long encouraged exchange studies and early validated studies from foreign universities Student exchange is seen as developing the students, strengthening the position of KTH in international networks and as vital for Swedish industry
2 The Study Programmes Architect- 300 ECTS credit programme - 5 yrs MSc. in Engineeering- 300 ECTS credit programmes – 5 yrs Biotechnology Chemical Engineering (With internat. profile) Civil Engineering and Urban Management Computer Science & Engineering Design and Product Realisation Electrical Engineering Engineering Physics Industrial Economics Information & Communication Technology (With internat. profile) Materials Design Technology Mechanical Engineering Media Technology Microelectronics (With internat. profile) Vehicle Engineering
3 The Study Programmes 2 BSc in Engineering - 180 ECTS credit programmes (3 yrs) Applied engineering education Chemical Engineering and Technology Computer Engineering Computer Science Construction Engineering and Design Electrical Engineering Engineering and Economics Mechatronics & Industrial IT Mechanical Engineering Media Technology Medical Engineering
4 Background factors Sweden known for its engineering sector Sweden "Safe and exotic"
5 How can we attract exchange students? Strong, applied specialisations Good width of courses Transparent system English language used in most specialisations Accommodation is granted Swedish language and culture courses
6 Organization Each of the 9 schools at KTH has its International Co-ordinator in the student offices, at program level, to be close to the students and the engineering programs. They are responsible for recruiting to exchange studies abroad, to develop exchange, and to receive the incoming exchange students. A Director of Studies is responsible for the validation of courses within the engineering program
7 Dean’s Office The Dean’s Office is responsible for all activities and service on program level. Academic staff - Chair undergraduate studies - Chair research - Program Director - Director of studies Administrative staff - Student councellor - Program administrator - International Co-ordinator - Part time students