Research courses for external candidates
Resarchers and research fellows who are not attending a ph.d. program at NTNU can apply for admission to research courses for external candidates. You can apply by filling out and returning the application file available in the menu to the right,
The deadline for applying is 15 September for the fall semester and 15 February for the spring semester.
External candidates who are attending a ph.d. program have to send confirmation of admission from their institution. If you already have been admitted to a ph.d. program you fill the admission requirements for research courses and you do not have to send further documentation.
External candidates who are not attending a ph.d. program have to send documentation of education. If you have education from other countries than Norway or other Nordic countries you also have to send documentation of the English language requirements. The language requirements can be filled with the following:
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 500 points on the paper-based test or 60 points on the Internet-based test
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 5.0 (minimum score of 6.0 for M.Phil programs).
- Cambridge First Certificate in English, Certificate in Advanced English eller Certificate of Proficiency in English (see more information with Folkeuniversitetet)
- APIEL (Advanced Placement International English Language) examination with a minimum score of 3 points
If you apply for courses with previous knowledge requirements you have to send documentation that you fill these requirements. You can find information about previous knowledge requirements on the course web pages.
All submitted documentation must be certified copies of original documents. Certified copies are copies that are made at a public or municipal office, copying firm, school, bank or similar. The copies must have a stamp and a signature that show where the copies were made.
Education from NTNU
Applicants who have completed a bachelor's or master's degree at NTNU do not have to send an application to take research courses. Contact The Admissions Office by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to get admission to courses.
The semester fee is NOK 450 per semester and is paid to Studentsamskipnaden i Trondheim. Applicants who have documented admissio to a ph.d. program, and who are taking research courses as part of their program can be exempt from paying the semester fee.
Apply for research courses
Apply for admissio to research courses for external candidates by filling out and returning the application file with the required documentation. The deadline for applying is 15 September for the fall semester og 15 February for the spring semester.