Athens Programme March 2014

Students at the top of Storheia

ATHENS is an association of European universities that offer exciting and intensive one-week courses twice a year. Parallel to the courses students get to experience the culture of the host country. Participation is free. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student.

The courses are about 30 hours and have a final exam. Students receive two ECTS credits for the course. The host institution also organizes a 10 to 15 hour course to get to know the local culture and host institution.

Course: Sustainable Hydropower Development

Sunday 16 March

Time Activity Meeting Point
11:00 Guided tour through the city  (weather forecast: rainy:-()                        Guide will pick you up at your hotel Pensjonat Jarlen
12:30 Welcome
Information about NTNU
Light refreshments
International House,
Campus Vestre Gløshaugen,
O.S Bragstadplass 3, 7491 Trondheim
Afternoon Excursion with ESN to a mountain cabin
Dinner (weather forecast: rainy:-(, please have good shoes and rain protection with you)
International House

Monday 17 - Friday 21 March

Time        Activity Meeting Point

Lectures and excursions (see course    description on Athens main page for more information)    


First meeting on Monday will be at the International House. From there we will guide you to the department. Meeting time only Monday: 8:30

Adress of the course location:
S.P. Andersens veg 5 ("Vassbygget")

Saturday 22 March

Time   Activity                                      Meeting Point                  
09:00 2- hour exam         Classroom at the department

Sunday 22 or Monday 23 March

Departure according to your room reservation

Costs and accommodation

  • Living and travel expenses are to be covered by the student.
  • Social programme fee: 100 NOK.
  • Accommodation will be arranged for accepted students according to the information given in the registration form.

    Pensjonat Jarlen

    Kongens gate 40
    7012 Trondheim

    Number of persons per room differs from 2 to 6.

    Rate per night is 280 NOK fr all students without breakfast.

    Each room has shower and possibility to prepare food.
  • Dinner at the student canteen (aprox): main course 55 NOK, soup 20 NOK.


30 minutes walking distance or 7 minutes by bus.

Transport from the airport Værnes (TRD) to your hotel:
Use the airport shuttle bus. Once you have left the airport building several buses are waiting outside. All buses are going to Trondheim City (35 minutes). Ask the bus driver for the nearest busstop to your hotel. All bus stops are within 5 - 10 minutes walking distance from your hotel. The bus accept credit cards and you should get a student fare 90 NOK (return ticket is only 150 NOK for students).

Application form

Apply through the Athens programme main page.

Useful links




International House
Gløshaugen campus
O. S. Bragstads plass 3
NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Student contact form

Telephone: +47 73595700
Fax: +47 73595210

Social media: Facebook

Hours: 10:00 - 15:00 weekdays