COSSE master's programme

COSSE stands for the international master's programme "Computer Simulations for Science and Engineering. COSSE is a programme within the multidisciplinary field of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE). CSE is an enabling technology for scientific discovery and engineering design that involves mathematical modeling, numerical analysis, computer science, high-performance computing and visualization. The remarkable development of large-scale computing in recent decades has turned CSE into the third paradigm of science, complementing theory and experiment.

Degree: Master of Science,
double degree

Credits: 120 ECTS. 24 months

Type: Regular Study programme

Mode: Full-time

Language of instruction: English

Start: September

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The programme is a joint initiative by KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), and Technical University of Berlin (Germany). The students enter one of the universities and continue the second year at one of the other institutions in another country. Students receive doubles degrees from both the 1st  and 2nd year universities.

The programme offers education of the highest international standard as well as a unique experience of meeting different European cultures, languages, climate and nature. Students from any country are welcome to apply.

More information about the programme and courses

How to enrol

Applications are made through University Admissions in Sweden, via KTH Royal Institute of Technology. For more information, please visit:

COSSE facts

  • Average number of applicants per year: 238
  • Percentage of alumni which are PhD students: 66%
  • Company employment: BASF Ludwigshafen, IBM Beijing, TV4 Stockholm, Cloud Service Center Vietnam, DeCode Genetics Reykjavik, Ericsson Stockholm, Abelium Ljubljana, Brightside BV Netherlands, Sabic Bangalore,Tata Steel Europe, TNO Delft, Elektrobit Erlangen, KEMRI-Welcome Trust Nairobi, Alten Netherlands,HERE Berlin.