Core values at KTH
KTH’s core values are based on democracy, the equal value of human beings, human rights and freedom and free and open discussion. Equality between men and women and the dissociation from all forms of discrimination are both an issue of quality and a natural part of KTH’s core values. Equality and diversity among employees and students also represent important resources for KTH.
KTH’s activities are based on the conviction that education and research can and should contribute to improved living conditions and to the development of society which fulfils requirements regarding ecological, social and economic sustainability. As a university of technology, KTH has a particular responsibility for developing and sharing knowledge that is required in order to promote such sustainable development. Activities should be conducted in such a manner that KTH’s resources are used efficiently, without foregoing quality and service.
The future of science is based on openness and collaboration. KTH works actively to ensure the dissemination of knowledge, the free exchange of information and to promote collaboration both nationally and internationally.