Student housing - Trondheim
Student housing (Sit)
Student housing (Sit)
In Trondheim, the Office of International Relations is responsible for allocating Sit student housing to international students. If you are eligible for student housing, Sit will contact you directly.
See below to check who is eligible to be allocated Sit housing.
Exchange students from the EU/EEA/EFTA are not guaranteed Sit student housing.
Eligibility for student housing
Most international students are normally allocated student housing in the spring semester.
The only students guaranteed student housing in the spring semester are students from outside the EU/EEA/EFTA, and students admitted to an international master's degree at NTNU.
In the autumn semester, there is not enough student housing to accommodate all international students. Some students will therefore have to find private housing on their own:
- Exchange and master´s degree students from the Nordic countries will not be considered for student housing.
- Master´s degree students already living in Norway at the time of application will not be considered for student housing.
- Although many students may be allocated housing, only students from outside Europe (EU/EEA/Switzerland and UK) and international master's degree students are guaranteed housing.
- In general, short term contracts will not be offered in the autumn semester.
Type of rooms
The majority of students will be placed at Moholt student village, which is the only student village that is furnished (some other villages have partially furnished rooms, some non-furnished). Note that a top mattress is not included in any rooms.
Standard rooms are single rooms in shared apartment (shared living room, kitchen and bathrooms). There is normally a long waiting list for couples or family accommodation.
The cheapest single rooms start at about NOK 4300 plus utilities. On average, you should expect to budget for at least 5000 NOK per month for rent and utilities.
Note that the state of furnishing varies between the different rooms - check what your room includes!
Standard Sit housing is a single room in a shared apartment with others (shared living room, ktichen and bathrooms). Students book rooms based on availability.
This means that you will share the apartment with whomever else booked a room there. All apartments are available to all genders, nationalities, etc.
If this is not acceptable to you, you will have to turn down your offer of Sit housing and find private accommodations. Sit cannot heed requests to not live with a particular kind of people.
How to book a room
You will receive housing information and a booking code from the Student Welfare Organization (Sit) to book your student housing at Sit. This information will be sent to you by email:
- Autumn semester: May/June
- Spring semester: November/December
You must book your room at Sit with the same name and e-mail address with which you applied to NTNU.
Housing contract and start date
After you have received a booking code from Sit and booked a room, you will receive a housing contract immediately. All the essential housing information will be included in the contract.
You will have to pay rent from the starting date stated in the contract. If your arrival is later than the starting date, you will still need to pay rent from the starting date of the contract. The housing contract for the autumn term usually starts in July/August. If you arrive before your housing contract starts, you should look into temporary housing.