International master's programme

How to apply

Application procedures vary

The application procedure is different depending mainly upon your source of funding and whether or not you have Nordic citizenship.

Preliminary screening

If you are are self-financed or are applying under the quota scheme, you are required to complete a preliminary application by December 1. The application form opens in autumn.

We appreciate if you upload all available documentation online, as this simplifies the application process later on. However, note that it is not a requirement to submit any documentation for the preliminary application.

Please upload the following documentation (if possible):

  1. ID/passport: submit a copy of the page that has your name, picture, date of birth and nationality on it
  2. Diploma OR documentation of graduation
  3. Complete transcript of record


The preliminary applications will be processed after 1 December, and you may expect a reply in late December or early January.

Final application

If your preliminary application is approved, you will receive a final application form by e-mail including necessary information about what docuements to submit. The final application form must be returned to us along with all the necessary documentation by 1 February. Students who do not pass the preliminary screening will also receive an e-mail.

Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to assess your academic background prior to the application process. To see if you are eligible for one of the programmes, please read the requirements on the dedicated programme webpage.

Detailed requirements

Read more about the specific application requirements and processes:

Spring admissions?

It is not possible to apply for admission for the spring semester due to the structure of the international master's programmes -- all programmes start in autumn, and extend over four semesters.

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International Master's Application Deadlines

Norwegian/Nordic applicants

The 1 March (15 April)* application deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from Norway/Nordic country or are a Norwegian/Nordic citizen.

efer to these admission procedures for more information.

International applicants**

The application deadline has passed. Next round of admission opens autumn 2014.

**Self-financed and Quota Scheme

International Masters Programmes -- Language requirements

All International master's programmes are instructed in English, so there are no Norwegian language requirements. You must be able to demonstrate your English proficiency, however.

NTNU does offer a variety of Norwegian courses if you are interested, all of which are optional for international master's programme students, of course.

Office of International Relations

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

Student contact email:

Telephone: +47 73595700
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