Life and housing

Life and housing


At NTNU, student life is about more than studying. You’ll become part of a lively and active student community.

Get to know NTNU’s linjeforeninger (academic and social student associations), student organizations, student government and other key players who help to create a vibrant and dynamic student environment.


Student volunteering at NTNU Trondheim Student volunteering at NTNU Gjøvik Student volunteering at NTNU Ålesund


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Student in Trondheim

Trondheim. Photo Zuzanna Czekala

Student in Trondheim

Trondheim is well known as a top location for students and academics, and the city is regularly rated as the best student town in Norway.

Trondheim has the perfect mix of urban life and scenic surroundings. In the summer months you can fish for salmon in the river, right in the middle of town. Great hiking and ski trails are just a short tram-ride away.  

Find out more about housing, student activities and Orientation Week for international students in Trondheim

Student in Gjøvik

Gjøvik. Photo: Olga Cherepkova

Student in Gjøvik

Gjøvik is located in the heart of Norway, only 140 km from Oslo, and this location provides endless possibilities. 

Gjøvik has about 30 000 inhabitants and is a town known for its rich music and cultural life. The beautiful nature surrounding the city is ideal for an active outdoor life. 

Find out more about housing, student activities and Orientation Week for international students in Gjøvik.

Student in Ålesund

Fjords. Photo: Martin Nilsen

Student in Ålesund

Studying in Ålesund will provide you with plenty of opportunities to explore a region of Norway that is famous for its beautiful scenery with high mountains and blue fjords.

Ålesund itself, with its Art Nouveau architecture, is by many considered to be the most beautiful city in Norway

Find out more about housing, student activities and Orientation Week for international students in Ålesund