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New international student


NTNU organises an orientation programme for new international students every August and January.  

Digital programme August 2020

The orientation activities for international students will be online. The Office of International Relations will organise online information meetings and Q&As. These sessions will be live-streamed, but it will also be possible to watch them later at your convenience.

The grand Matriculation ceremony for all new NTNU students will also live-streamed. Most faculties and study programmes are working on organsing digital welcome activites. 

More information will be published on this page as soon as it is available. You will also receive further information by email closer to the date.

Matriculation August 2020

Matriculation August 2020

The Matriculation ceremony is NTNU's offcial welcome all new students.

Due to the Corona virus, this year's matriculation ceremony will be live-streamed. It will also be possible to watch the ceremony at a later time.

More information about the Matriculation ceremony

Matriculation part II

Most faculties will organise online activities after the meeting. More information will be made available on your study programme during the summer. 

This information meeting is for all new international students.

The Office of International Relations will organise information meetings and online Q&As about how to register for courses, exams and other practical NTNU matters. These sessions will be live-streamed, but it will also be possible to watch them later at your convenience (see link below).


12:00 - 12:15: Welcome to NTNU! We will introduce ourselves and have a few getting-to-know-each-other games

12:15 - 13:00: Information video with information about how to get started as an international student at NTNU

13:00 - 13:30: Presentations of different student associations (ESN and ISU) and Sit

13:30 - 14:40: Q&A. We will answer all the questions you may have. It will be possible to send in your questions beforehand or through the chat function in the zoom meeting

14:30: Summary and end of meeting

Link to zoom meeting

Information meeting 11 August

Useful links and documents

Useful links and documents