New International Students

Life and housing in Gjøvik

New International Students


Welcome to NTNU Gjøvik

Welcome to NTNU Gjøvik

Matriculation ceremony – August 10th

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.

Information Meetings – August 11th

Time: 12:00-14:30 PM UTC + 2 

This information meeting is for all new international students.

View the recorded Information Meeting

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.

Link to invitation and zoom meeting has been sent out by e-mail. If you have not received this e-mail, please contact


Welcome to NTNU! We will introduce ourselves and have a few getting-to-know-each-other games. 

Information video with information about how to get started as an international student at NTNU (video available below).

Presentations of different student associations (ESN and ISU) and Sit.  

Q&A. We will answer all the questions you may have. It will be possible to send in your questions beforehand (in the Google form below) or through the chat function in the zoom meeting. 

Summary and end of meeting.  

Useful links

Useful links and documents

How to go to Gjøvik?

How to go to Gjøvik?

By Air

Please note that the closest airport to Gjøvik is Oslo Airport Gardermoen. Please note that other airports as Oslo Torp and Oslo Rygge are located in Sandefjord and Moss – far south of Oslo and further away from Gjøvik.

Bus from airport

There is no direct train to Gjøvik from the airport, so take the bus. You will find the bus just outside the terminal building. Please note that you buy the bus tickets on the bus.

By train

You can take the train from Oslo City Centre. You can find information on schedules, tickets etc here.

It is also possible to take an international train or bus service to Oslo – from Oslo we recommend taking a train to Gjøvik. If you plan to arrive by car, please note that winter is between 1 November and Easter, you are legally required to have good winter tyres.