Education & Research

Kista accommodates two university campuses: Stockholm University and its Department of Computer and Systems Sciences and the Royal Institute of Technology’s School of Information and Communication Technology. In addition Kista hosts Stockholm Science & Innovation School, a word class public highschool run in collaboration with selected global business, as well as KTH and Stockholm University. Kista is also located in close proximity to other research institutes in the Stockholm Region.

The number of students together with expanding businesses, a large shopping mall (Kista Galleria), student accommodations and good public transport, creates a great environment and a vibrant student life. If you would like to travel into Stockholm city, with all its attractions and historical sights, the travel time is only 15 minutes.

Study at the Royal Institute of Technology and the School of Information and Communication Technology

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) offers education and research opportunities within all the areas that make up the information society of today – everything from nanophysics to end user benefits – at its School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Every educational unit at KTH School of ICT is focused around ICT. This allows for a great exchange of knowledge between educational programs and great sense of community around the campus. The KTH School of ICT campus is within close proximity to any amenities you may need. Its modern facilities are open 24/7 for all students and researchers.

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Study at Stockholm University and the department of Computer and Systems Sciences

The department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) is a part of Stockholm University. DSV is the oldest Information Technology (IT) department in Sweden, with roots dating back to the 1960’s. Its pleasant campus holds around 5,500 students from all around the world, which contributes to its highly intellectual and international atmosphere. The DVS campus is within close proximity to the Kista shopping mall (Kista Galleria) with lots of restaurants, shopping, a cinema with several movie theaters, a go kart track as well as student accommodations, a modern library and public transport.

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High School Degree at the Stockholm Science & Innovation School

Stockholm Science & Innovation School (SSIS) in Kista offers a modern, high quality, inviting, and challenging study environment in modern facilities at the very center of Kista’s high tech IT-park. People who study at SSIS will find themselves in a technologically advanced environment that equips them well for upcoming University studies and a modern labour market. Students at SSIS will have the opportunity to attend seminars and conferences such as Expert Thursdays, and receive mentorships with SSIS partner companies and universities.

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Other research Institutes

Kista Science City is within close proximity to many other research institutes, e.g. the Swedish Institute of Computer Sciences (SICS) and the Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI). The diversity and close distance between these different research institutes makes a great opportunity to gain experience and knowledge, and make contacts within various fields and take part in cross-functional research in a large number of areas.

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Article written by Kista Science City