Life and housing

Student in Ålesund

New Student

The Orientation Days for new international students in Ålesund are 14th and 15th of August 2017. The Matriculation Ceremony, NTNU´s enrolment ceremony for new students, is on the 17th of August.

Ålesund city seen from above

Student life

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. With its 2,200 students, the student community in Ålesund is tight-knit and welcoming. 


Information about how to apply for student housing in Ålesund. 

Practical information

After you have received admission to NTNU, you will be provided with detailed information regarding visas, housing and so on. However, we have also provided you with practical information that it might be useful to consider at the time of applying; such as living expenses, part-time work, visas and student welfare services.


Map: Trondheim - Gjøvik - Ålesund