KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), is a public research university in Stockholm, Sweden, established in 1827, as the successor of the School of Mechanics, established in 1798, and the Laboratorium Mechanicum, which was established in 1697. KTH conducts research and education within engineering and technology. Currently, KTH consists of five schools with five campuses in and around Stockholm and is Sweden’s oldest and largest technical university with more than 12,000 full-time students and around 2,000 doctoral students. The university has around 3,700 full time positions, and an annual turnover of over 4 billion Swedish kronor, nearly two-thirds of which is related to research. KTH is the highest ranked technical university in Sweden. In the 2019 QS World University Rankings KTH ranked 36 within engineering and technology. In the equivalent Specific Subject ranking KTH placed top 30 in Electrical Engineering. In the Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings 2019, KTH ranked as number 7 among universities globally.