Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Globalization: Transnationalism and Culture

Study start 2017

Information for students from outside of Norway and the Nordic Countries

Orientation week

All of week 33: Monday August 14 - Sunday August 20. Registration required!
We strongly recommend all new master students from outside of Norway and the Nordic countries to attend Orientation Week. Make sure you register for the arrangement in July!

Matriculation Ceremony 2017 Wednesday 16 August.

After the Matricualtion Ceremony, there will be buses that will take you for free from the main building at Gløshaugen to Dragvoll Campus. Here we will meet for lunch. You will be picked up by the bus stop. Look for someone holding a poster with the title of your study programme:

Welcome lunch - MSc in Globalization: Transnationalism and Culture
Date: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Time: Approximately 1230
Venue: Bambus canteen, Dragvoll campus

Practical information

Arrival checklist

Manage your studies

How to get to NTNU

Local bus

Use ATB's travel planner to get specific route information.

Airbus transport

How to get from the airport to Trondheim and the student villages.

Campus is a labyrinth. With MazeMap (free) on your smartphone it is easier to reach your destination.

Available on App Store and Google Play, or use MazeMap in your browser.


About Globalization: Transnationalism and Culture

Globalization and the increased interconnectedness created by the rapid flow of capital, people, goods, images and ideologies across national boundaries requires a new set of specialized educational tools. The two-year Master in Globalization, Transnationalism and Culture prepares students to analyze the complex interactions between the political, economic, cultural and social trends which are having profound effects on our contemporary world.


Note that there are different deadlines and slightly different application procedures depending on whether you are from an EU/EEA country or not:

See here if you meet the requirements and find out how to apply.

Career Prospects

This Master's programme is designed to provide its students with the specialist knowledge and transferable skills to pursue careers in global corporations, non-governmental organizations or with international campaigning groups. 

Programme Components

The master's programme in Globalization, Politics and Culture involves two years of full-time studies. The workload for a full-time student for one academic year is 60 credits.

The programme is structured around core courses and elective courses (7.5 credits). In addition, the programme consists of an internship (30 credits) and a master's thesis (30 credits).


Student guidance

Please contact us if you have any questions:
phone: +47 73 59 19 10

You can also visit us at campus Dragvoll in Building 7, level 4.


Degree: Master of Science in Globalization, Transnationalism and Culture
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MGLOPOL

Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences
Department of Geography

City: Trondheim

The information applies to the current academic year.

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2017

EU / EEA / Norwegian students: 
1 March 2017