German - One-Year Programme

The language of instruction in this programme is Norwegian. Read more about the programme on the Norwegian website

German studies cover German language, literature, and culture. In Europe, approximately 100 million people have German as their mother tongue. From the perspective of Europe's trade and cultural sectors, German is one of Europe's most important languages.

Studying German gives you access to a rich and exciting linguistic and cultural arena covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Studying a foreign language and a different culture will enable you to reflect on your own language and culture in new ways.

About the Programme

The one-year programme in German are comprised of studies of language, literature, and culture, with particular emphasis placed on the comparative aspect with the Norwegian context (language and culture). When studying German, you will learn to develop and communicate knowledge within these areas and to speak and write German at a high level.

The teaching is primarily conducted in German.

The language of instruction in this programme is Norwegian

You have to meet the Norwegian language requirements, or have a Scandinavian language as your mother tongue, if you want to apply to any of NTNU’s degree programmes taught in Norwegian.

You also must meet the basic requirement for admission, and demonstrate that you meet the English language requirements.

The application deadline for the programme is April 15th. Students apply through Samordna Opptak.

The faculty of Humanities offer a wide range of courses taught in English in our various fields of studies, both at bachelor's and master's level.


Visiting address:
Building 5, level 5

Postal address:
Department of Language and Literature
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
NO-7491 Trondheim