How to apply
- A first degree in a relevant field
- Excellent academic performance
- English proficiency
- Proof of financing
- Required documentation
Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to assess your academic background prior to the application process. To see if you are eligible, please read the academic requirements on the study programme of your interest.
Application procedures vary
The application procedure depends mainly upon your source of funding and whether or not you have a Nordic citizenship and/or degree.
- If you hold a first degree from Norway or a Nordic country and/or are a Norwegian/Nordic citizen, please refer to these alternate admission procedures
- If you are an international student (self-financed or Quota Scheme), please continue reading below
Application procedures for international students
- Application deadline: 15 January
- Application form: The application form opens in October
- Apply using Søknadsweb.
- Upload all the required documentation to Søknadsweb. Please do not send us hard copies of your documentation, unless it is stated that you should do so.
- When you have completed your application you will receive a email with a link to an additional application form. Fill out the application form and upload it to Søknadsweb. Note that the document must be signed before you upload it.
- You must provide hard copies of your English language certificate (TOEFL, etc.). This documentation should be sent by post directly from the test centre or as certified copy to NTNU.
- Applicants from Cameroon, Canada, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Nigeria, the Philippines, Sudan, Uganda and USA must supply hard copies of their university grade transcripts and diplomas, in addition to uploading them. This must be sent directly from all your college/university in a sealed envelope to NTNU. Applicants from other countries may also be asked to provide hard copies.
- Applicants from China and Pakistan must have verified their educational documents through China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) and The Higher Education Commission (HEC), respectively. The verification report must be sent as a hard copy to NTNU by post.
- You must have completed the application, uploaded all the required documentation, and posted the required hard copies by 15 January. Exemptions are the following documentation, which can be sent up until 1 March:
- English language documentation (by post)
- Recommendation letters (by post or email - please state your application number in the subject line)
- CDGDC and HEC verfication reports (by post)
- If you are granted admission to NTNU you will be required to present hard copies of your original documents when you arrive in Norway. Students failing to present all relevant original documents upon request may be denied admission or later told to leave the university.
- If you are required to submit hard copies, please send them to the following postal address (please state your application number on the documents):
O. S. Bragstads plass 3
NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
FAQ for international applicants
Questions about the application process? Check out this FAQ.
International Master's Application Deadlines
The application form opens in October 2014.
**Self-financed and Quota Scheme
1 MARCH (15 APRIL)*
Al later application deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from Norway/Nordic country or are a Norwegian/Nordic citizen. *Please refer to these admission procedures for more information.