Exchange students

How to apply

You can apply to stay for one or two semesters as an exchange student or free mover at NTNU by using the application form below. You should also use this application form if you are coming to NTNU to do project work, an internship or write your master's thesis.


Application deadlines

  • Starting spring semester: 1 October
  • Starting autumn semester: 1 May

Application form

The application form will be made available closer to the application deadline.


Step 1: Find courses

You should figure out which courses you want to take before starting your application. See tips for selecting courses in the FAQ section.


Step 2: Apply using Søknadsweb

  1. Go to Søkandsweb to start the application
  2. In the "text"-box on the left, scroll and choose language: English.
  3. Click on "Login for Users without Norwegian National Identification Number"
  4. Click on "Register International Applicant"
  5. Answer the questions. The answer to your question will in no way affect your application, assuming you are considered eligible to apply.
  6. On the question regarding financing, please note that all students who are non-European citizens must have a way to finance their stay in order to receive a residence permit to Norway.
  7. You have now reached the actual application form. Please register as an applicant using your full name as it is written in your passport, but note that you cannot use letters that are not in the English alphabet.
  8. You will receive your password by e-mail.
  9. Log on to SøknadsWeb with your e-mail address and password, and fill in the application details.
  10. Choose 'Select' under 'Exchange student'.
  11. In the ‘Relevant information' field please first fill in the password ‘Applicant' before filling in the following information in the following order:
    1. Home institution
    2. Courses which you would like to apply to at NTNU. Fill in both the course code and the name of the course. Use Course Search to find courses. If you wish to do a thesis or project work, please indicate this.
  12. You will be asked to submit your documents by uploading these in our database. Remember to name your documents, e.g. 'grade transcript'. Please note that there is no "submit"-button.

Once you have completed this part, you will be asked to fill out an additional application form provided in a link. Please fill this out and upload the document in SøknadsWeb.


Step 3: Submit hard copies by post

After completing the application form, please send the documents which you have uploaded online by post as well. The following documents must be included:

  • Official grade transcripts
  • Translation of grade transcripts if originally in another language than English
  • List of courses in progress
  • Certified copy of your passport
  • Documentation of English proficiency if required

Send them to the following address:

Office of International Relations, NTNU
O.S. Bragstads Plass 3
7491 Trondheim
Norway


Questions?

A good starting point is our FAQ for prospective exchange students.


Contact

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

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Telephone: +47 73595700
Fax: +47 73595210

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Web: ntnu.edu/international
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