Application and deadlines

NTNU's application deadlines vary depending on the programme.

Exchange students

Starting spring semester

  • All: 1 October

Starting autumn semester

  • Non-EU/non-EEA students: 1 April
  • EU/EEA students: 1 May

Practical placement and exchange studies

Starting spring semester

  • 1 October

Starting autumn semester

  • 1 April

International master's programmes


Non-EU applicants

EU/EEA applicants

Nordic applicants/Norwegian
Main application deadline 1 December 1 March 1 March
Deadline for uploading documentation 15 December 15 March 15 March
Documentation of English / HEC and CDGDC verification 1 February 1 April --
Publication of answer to application End of March Around 25 May 25 May or 14 July*

* Norwegian/Nordic applicants who have not finished their bachelor degree at the time of applying will be notified 14 July. 


Please see the programme websites for information about the application deadlines and procedures for the following International master's programmes: 

Joint Nordic Master's Degrees

  • ISSE programme: 15 January

  • All other Joint Nordic master´s degrees: 1 March

Erasmus Mundus master's programmes

  • The application deadline varies, please see the programme webpages for more information

Degree programmes taught in Norwegian

  • Applicants with secondary education from non-Nordic countries: 1 March

  • Applicants with secondary education from the Nordic countries: 15 April
  • Exemptions to these deadlines may apply to some study programmes

PhD programmes

  • The deadlines vary depending upon the individual vacancies