For Students at IV
Faculty of Engineering

For our students

NTNU awards approximately 80% of all advanced engineering degrees in Norway and has a long history of cooperating closely with industry to ensure that our degree programmes are relevant and that our curriculum incorporates current research and technology. 



Students at NTNU

Studying at NTNU

Living in Trondheim

If you are anticipating a period of study at NTNU, the following sources should provide some insight concerning both the country and the city of Trondheim, often called the "number one student town" due to its student friendliness.

Credit System

The credit system now used at NTNU is based upon a workload of 60 credits for each academic year. This corresponds to European Credit Transfer System credits (ECTS). The ECTS system facilitaties student mobility and international curriculum development and is system is based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme. » NTNU's Grading and Credit System.

Sustainable development component

NTNU ranks among the best for sustainable development education, according to the Engineering Education Observatory evaluation, ranking  NTNU as no. 2 in Europe. The biennial evaluation encompasses 56 technical universities in Europe, looking at both their committment to sustainability education at the undergraduate level as well as the availability of Master and PhD level specialization. Top marks can be attributed to a long track record of courses for engineering students in the field and not least the graduate study options through the Industrial Ecology Programme.

Student assistance

Office hours:

Drop- in: 12.30 - 15.00

Phone: (+47) 73 59 37 00

Visiting address:
Geology building, 1st floor


Student Counselling

If you need advice or counselling concerning your studies here at the IV faculty, you should contact the student advisor responsible for your study programme:

Practical Information