About us

Faculty of Natural Sciences

About us

Diego Pinto at the lab for CO2 capture at the Department of Chemical Engineering. Photo: Per Henning/NTNU

The Faculty of Natural Sciences conducts research and education in the natural sciences; aquaculture, biotechnology, bioengineering, biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science, food science, chemistry, physics, materials sciences and nanotechnology. 

We offer integrated MSc degrees in physics and mathematics, chemistry, biotechnology, materials technology and nanotechnology, as well as many 3-year BSc and 2-year MSc degree programmes in aquaculture, biology, biotechnology, bioengineering, chemistry, food science and physics. Ten of our MSc programmes are international, taught in English. We also have PhD programmes in all our disciplines.

The research at the Faculty of Natural Sciences addresses global challenges in energy, climate, environment, food, water, health and welfare. Our research activities range from basic research within biology, physics and chemistry, to enabling technologies such as biotechnology, materials technology and nanotechnology.