Life and Housing

Student in Gjøvik

New student

Orientation Week for international students is the perfect opportunity for you to get to know NTNU and Gjøvik, and to make new friends. Next orientation days start: 13th of August 2018.

Overview of Gjøvik and the campus at NTNU in Gjøvik

Student life

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.


The Foundation for Student Service in Gjøvik (SiT Gjøvik) offers four different locations for student accommodation in Gjøvik.

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.

Student life

As a student at NTNU in Gjøvik you become part of a vibrant and active study environment. While studying it’s important that you thrive socially as well as academically.

Map: Trondheim - Gjøvik - Ålesund