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NTNU has strong research communities in science and technology, the social sciences, teacher education, the arts and humanities, medicine, architecture and fine art.

NTNU's strategic research areas energy, sustainability, health and oceans address complex challenges of great importance for society.

The Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, four centres of excellence, six centres for research-based innovation, two centres for eco-friendly energy and two K.G. Jebsen Centres are hosted by NTNU.

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Marisa Di Sabatino in the solar cell lab. Photo: Per Henning, NTNU.

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Work and live in Trondheim. Founded more than 1,000 years ago, Trondheim is big enough to host a full range of cultural offerings, yet small enough to offer family-friendly and safe surroundings.

NTNU offers cutting-edge research opportunities and a welcoming work environment.



Our green future must include industry

(22 September) Researcher Markus Steen says research alone isn’t enough to make Norway’s economy greener. Industry needs to be more deeply involved with the research community at an early stage.

Mosers, Kavli Institute given multimillion grant to establish a new centre of excellence

(8 September 2015) The British-born Pauline Braathen has given US $5 million to establish a new centre at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at NTNU. The Kavli Foundation has matched this donation with NOK 50 million so that the new centre will receive a NOK 100 million grant.

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23,000 students

40 international master's programmes

90% employed within 4 months

367 doctoral dissertations in 2014

Video: Moser and Moser about their research

NTNU neuroscientists May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 for their pioneering work in the field of brain research. (Video from 2011).For research-related videos, check out Gemini Research News on YouTube.

Video: Winter in Trondheim

Curious about how how much winter there is in Trondheim? Watch the video above. For course-related videos, presentations and glimpses from university life, check out NTNU Open video and NTNU on YouTube

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