Bachelor's degree programme, 3 years

Bachelor Sign Language Interpreter

Sign language lecture. Photo.

As a sign language interpreter you shall contribute to equal opportunities and participation in the society through simultaneous interpret between Norwegian sign language, written language and spoken language. You should be interested in communication and interaction between people. As an interpreter you will come across different types of people and get varied assignments. Therefore, the interpreter profession is suitable for language enthusiasts and social persons who enjoy challenges. 

Interpreting is a very complex skill. During three years, students shall acquire a new language, learn several different communication methods and train your ability to comprehend, process and disseminate information continuously and simultaneously.



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. 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 March 1st for students with an international degree, and April 15th for Norwegian and Nordic degree students. Students apply through Samordna Opptak.


Programme facts

Degree: Bachelor Sign Language Interpreter
Language of instruction: Norwegian

Duration: 3 years, 180 ECTS
Programme code: LTBATGTOLK
Application code: 194 466
Restricted admission: Yes

Faculty of Humanities
Department of Language and Literature

City: Trondheim
Application deadline: 15. April
Validity of information: 2016-2017

Contact us

Telephone: +47 73 59 77 00

Postal address:
Student and Academic Division
Admissions Office
N-7491 Trondheim