Norwegian University of science and Technology

NTNU - facts and figures


Organization, budget and employees

  • 7 faculties and 48 departments.
  • Annual budget NOK 6 billion
  • 5000 person-years, of which 3000 are in academic or scientific positions and 36 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 604 000 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 and public and business administration, and aesthetic disciplines.
  • Professional degree programmes in medicine, psychology, architecture, the fine arts, music, and teacher education, in addition to technology.
  • 23000 students, of which half studies technology and natural sciences.
  • 6000 participants in further education programmes.
  • About 4000 bachelor's and master's degrees awarded each year.
  • About 2600 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 370 doctoral degrees awarded annually (40 % women).
  • More than 100 laboratories.
  • Participant in 105 projects in the European Commission's 7th framework programme.
  • Sponsorship and cooperation agreements with Norwegian and international business and industry.
  • The NTNU Libraries have 11 branches, 2.1 million printed volumes, 408 000 electronic books and 15 000 electronic journals.


Further information

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