International master's programme

Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture

Illustration of sustaiable buildings


Study start 2015

August 11 - Matriculation

Tuesday, August 11

Part 1, 09.00: For all new students at NTNU -
Matriculation ceremony 2015
Place: On the lawn behind the Main Building, Gløshaugen

Part 2, 13.00: For all new students at Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art
Place: Tegnesal 320, Sentral Bulilding 1
Please be present at 12.45!

August 12 - Introduction

Wednesday, August 12

New international students are invited to NTNUs Orientation week

New Norwegian/Nordic students are invited to the Facultys introduction programme:

Kl.10.00-11.30 Auditorium S1, Sentralbygg 1
Orientering om NTNU og Studentsamskipnaden. Alle studenter er velkomne.

Kl. 12.00-14.00 Tegnesal 320, Sentralbygg 1
Presentasjon av fakultetet og instituttene, studentene presenterer seg.

Living in Trondheim

About the programme

Participants in the international MSc programme for Sustainable Architecture will learn to identify and apply the correct measures and resources to design high-quality, cost effective architecture that contributes towards achieving a zero emission built environment.


The next entrance will be in August 2015. The final application deadline is 15 January 2014 for international students. The application deadline for Norwegian applicants is 15 April 2015. Admission requriements

Job prospects

The MSc programme in Sustainable Architecture lies in the forefront of research, innovation and implementation related to reducing GHG emissions in architecture which the students will be able to transfer into their practice as building professionals. The continuous focus on integrated design methodology will enable the students to perform in any building design team, both as co-worker and leader.

Course description

The curriculum consists of 3 consecutive semesters with theory and project courses, and a fourth semester during which the participants write their MSc thesis.


Admission and administrative matters:
Erik Sigvaldsen
Academic matters:
Luca Finocchiaro


Facts about the programme

Degree: International Master's (MSc) - 2 years
Restricted admission:  Yes (20 students admitted)
Department: Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art
Validity of information: 2015 - 2016
Place of study: Trondheim, Gløshaugen

Application Deadlines

15 APRIL: Norwegian applicants
If you are a Norwegian citizen and hold a bachelor's degree from Norway. See admission procedures.

1 MARCH: Nordic applicants
The 1 March deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from a Nordic country or are a Nordic citizen. See
 admission procedures.

15 JANUARY: International applicants
The online application is now closed for international students. Next intake is August 2016, the application form will open autumn 2015.