Norwegian University of science and Technology
NTNU - facts and figures
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 21:37:19 +0100
As of January 1, 2016 NTNU will merge with the University College in Sør-Trøndelag, the University College in Gjøvik and the University College in Ålesund. The decision regarding the new faculty/departmental structure will be made early spring 2016.
Organization, budget and employees
- 14 faculties and 70 departments.
- Annual budget NOK 7,6 billion
- 6700 person-years, of which 4053 are in academic or scientific positions and 39 per cent are women.
- 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.
- Specialization in technology and the natural sciences.
- Also offers a range of bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes in the humanities, social sciences, economics, health sciences, education science, and aesthetic disciplines.
- Professional degree programmes in medicine, psychology, architecture, the fine arts, music, and teacher education, in addition to technology.
- 39 000 students, of which half studies technology and natural sciences.
- 6000 participants in further education programmes.
- About 6 500 bachelor's and master's degrees awarded each year.
- About 3 000 international students.
- Dozens of international student exchange programmes and more than 300 cooperative or exchange agreements with 60 universities worldwide.
Research, business and innovation
- About 380 doctoral degrees awarded annually (44 % women).
- More than 100 laboratories.
- Coordinates 19 projects in the European Commission's 7th framework programme and seven in Horizon 2020.
- Sponsorship and cooperation agreements with Norwegian and international business and industry.
- The NTNU University Library has 17 branches, 2 million printed volumes, 950 000 electronic books, 16 000 electronic journals, 3 000 printed journals and 450 databases.