NTNU – facts and figures

Norwegian University of science and Technology

NTNU – facts and figures

NTNU Main Administration Building. Photo: Maxime Lamdrot/NTNU

NTNU has headquarters in Trondheim and campuses in Gjøvik and Ålesund.

Organization, budget and employees

Organization, budget and employees

  • Nine faculties and faculty level groups and 55 departments
  • Budget: NOK 9,4 billion, of which NOK 2 billion from external sources (2018)
  • 7401 full-time equivalents (FTEs) (2018). Two of three (4794) work with teaching, research and dissemination (academic positions), off which 40 per cent are women and more than 20 per cent are international.
  • Close cooperation with SINTEF, an R&D organization with 1800 employees (both co-located with NTNU in Trondheim, and in Oslo)
  • Facilities (owned or rented) totalling 734 000 m2
  • University Library with 16 library departments, 2 million printed books, 925 000 e-books, 275 databases and over 3 million annual full-text article downloads

Studies

Studies

  • Specialization in technology and the natural sciences. 75 per cent of Norway's master candidates in technology
  • Educates most teachers (teacher training, lecturer, primary school, vocational), and in health and fine arts in Norway
  • Also offers a range of bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes in humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, health sciences, educational sciences, architecture, entrepreneurship and aesthetic disciplines
  • Professional degree programmes in medicine, psychology, architecture, the fine arts, music, and teacher education, in addition to technology
  • 371 study programmes (2019), as well as further education
  • 41 971 registered students, of which about half study technology and the natural sciences (2019)
  • 3629 (9 per cent) of the students are international, from 119 countries (2019)
  • Just over half of the students are women (2019)
  • Almost half of the students are in technical and natural sciences programmes (2019)
  • 4175 registered students in further education programmes, experience-based master's and ICT courses (2018)
  • 7220 bachelor's and master's degrees awarded (2018)
  • Dozens of international student exchange programmes and more than 300 cooperative or exchange agreements with 60 universities worldwide
  • More than 38 000 alumns worldwide

Research and collaboration with business

Research and collaboration with business


Strategies, plans and reports

The history of NTNU

The history of NTNU