Language requirements

Language requirements

Degrees and courses taught in English

We require all international students to have a good command of English at an academic level and you may need to provide TOEFL/IELTS test scores. Please read  NTNU's English requirements thoroughly  to see if you are eligible to apply.

Degrees taught in Norwegian

If  you wish to enrol in a degree taught in Norwegian, NTNU requires you to be proficient in English as well as Norwegian. Taking a norwegian language course while here is not sufficient to apply for a degree taught in norwegian.

Norwegian language courses

Living in Norway gives you an unparalleled opportunity to learn Norwegian. NTNU offers part-time classes to help you learn Norwegian as a second language.