Head of Department appointment process

The process to appoint Heads of Departments for five of the school's six departments continues.
The current term of office for the Head of Department role expires at the turn of the year and the coming term of office is between 2019-01-01 -- 2022-12-31.

A working group of 3-4 people was appointed by the Head of School and Deputy Head of School for each department in September. The working group has submitted proposals for three suitable candidates, of both genders, to the Head of School by 15 October. A decision will be taken by the Head of School in consultation with the President of KTH in November.


4 September

Working groups appointed for each department.
4 September - 15 October Each working group prepare proposals for candidates. The proposal of candidates should involve all at the department.

15 October

Proposal for three suitable candidates submitted to Head of School.
November Head of School in consultation with the President appoints Head of Departments.
November / December Head of School in consultation with the President appoints Deputy Head of Departments.

1 January 2019

New term of office begins.

Regarding the Department for Philosophy and History, Sabine Höhler is appointed as Head of Department for the term of office 2018-07-01 -- 2022-12-31. John Cantwell has been appointed as Deputy Head of Department during the same term of office.

Working groups


Civil and Architectural Engineering

Real Estate and Construction Management

Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering (SEED)

Urban Planning and Environment

Camilla Byström has replaced previous group member Daniel Jonsson .