Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences

Department of Education and Lifelong Learning

City outline of Trondheim by night. Photo.

Department of Education and Lifelong Learning (IPL) is a knowledge environment for research, education and communication in the social sciences. The department contributes with research based knowledge on childhood and adolescence, school, education and working life in a lifelong perspective. The department's fields of study and research are education, adult learning, counselling science, educational development and child research.

IPL was established on 1 January 2016. The new department is a merger of the former Department of Education, Department of Adult Learning and Counselling, Norwegian Centre for Child Research and Educational Development.


  About the department 
  (+ 47) 73 59 19 50, phone hours 10:00–14:00 Mon–Fri

Postal address:
NTNU, Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
NO-7491 Trondheim

Visiting address:
Loholt allé 85, Pavillion A, Dragvoll. We are open Mon–Fri, 09:00–14:00