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Outbreaks delay further opening of NTNU

Because of ongoing outbreaks of Covid-19, the start of stage two of the national reopening plan has been postponed at NTNU. The strict measures to prevent infection will be continued for the moment.

​​​​​Local regulations in Trondheim

Here is the full list of Covid measures in Trondheim (in Norwegian)  

Local regulations in Ålesund 

These regulations apply at NTNU in Ålesund    

​​​​​​Local regulations in Gjøvik  

These regulations apply at NTNU in Gjøvik (in Norwegian)  ​​​​​​​

Working from home. All employees must work from home as far as this is practical and suitable for the kind of work they are doing. Those who have work that cannot be done from home must go to their normal place of work.

Campuses will still be open to students from 06:00 to 24:00 using a card and code. Reading room places and group rooms can be booked in the Timeplanlegger (TP) timetable system. 

28 May 2021

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Mandatory course in infection prevention for students and employees at NTNU

Course for employees   |  Course for students

Infection control and steps to reduce transmission 

  • Stay at home if you have respiratory tract symptoms
  • Wash your hands frequently, 
  • Keep minimum 2 metre away from other people.

NTNU Check-in 

NTNU has been tasked with keeping an track of who is present on campus, when and where, in order to assist the health officials in the Trondheim municipality with contact tracking in the event of a Covid-19 infection on campus.



  • Use of public transport
  • Quarantine requirements  for people entering Norway​​​​​​​

Are you infected or in quarantine

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If you get acute respiratory symptoms while you are on campus, or the municipality’s infection control office (smittevernkontor) defines you as a close contact of an infected person, you must leave the campus as soon as possible.

Covid-19 is strongly suspected |   if Covid-19 is confirmedContact tracing

For questions about absence, contact your line manager or student adviser/lecturer.

Are you feeling worried, or just need someone to talk to?

• Students: Studentsamskipnaden (SiT) is available to listen and talk to you.
• Employess: NTNUs Bedriftshelsetjeneste

Your student life

Bilde av student Foto: Geir Mogen


Your student life

None of us can predict the future, but we all need to expect some changes in everyday life, with measures for reducing infection for a long time to come. At NTNU, we are working to make it possible for you to have a rewarding student life and keep your student environment in a somewhat unusual time. 

The pandemic affects us in many ways – studies, jobs, friendships, love and everything else that has a place in life. If you need to talk to someone, contact Studentsamskipnaden (SiT) - the Student Association in Trondheim, Gjøvik and Ålesund.

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The schedules are found at your course page or at min side in Innsida after you signed op for your courses.

Information about changes shall primarily be communicated in Blackboard or through other channels that are habitually used related to teaching.


Information about any changes in assessment form will be published and all course descriptions are updated. See this topic page on exams.

Practical training

Practical training

If you are unable to attend practical training, or have to cancel due to coronavirus, you will be given the opportunity for new practical training. See guidelines for practical training.

Reading room

All reading rooms will be available this autumn, but you must book in advance. Book your space via timeplansystemet (TP).

You may not book your study space via TP for the University library's study rooms. See this overview of rooms and equipment for more information, rules for use and how you book.

Which infection control measures must students follow?

the chief physician of Trondheim’s municipal health service Tove Røsstad

Which infection control measures must students follow?

The chief physician of Trondheim’s municipal health service Tove Røsstad and the chief physicians for infection prevention and control answer questions about the regulations in effect and practical advice for students.


HSE section

HSE section

Email: hms@ntnu.no


NTNU's occupational health services.

Qustions regarding the buildings

Address all questions regarding the buildings to e-custodian or email kontakt@campusservice.ntnu.no or tel. 73 59 54 15 (08:00–15:00).

Press contacts

Jan Erik Kaarø

Email: jan.kaaro@ntnu.no

Telephone:  91897136

For experts on coronavirus related themes, see NTNU's expert list ​​​​​​​

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Frequently asked questions ​​​​​​​

Here you will find questions with answers about teaching, exams, infection control and more.

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