Free movers

If your university does not have a formal exchange agreement with NTNU, you may apply to study at NTNU for a maximum of one academic year.

Admission and language requirements

  • Students applying as free movers must have the necessary background and prerequisites for the programme they wish to follow.
  • Students must add a confirmation from their home institution that their planned stay at NTNU is a part of your degree programme with their application. 
  • All students must fulfil the English language requirements.


  • 1 May for the Autumn semester
  • 1 October for the Spring semester

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

Office of International Relations

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

Student contact email:

Telephone: +47 73595700
Fax:              +47 73595210
Social media: Facebook

Hours: 10:00 - 15:00 weekdays