Start of studies MACS


Start of studies

Welcome as a new student at NTNU! Here you can see what happens during the first period of studies.

Start of studies 2023

Start of studies 2023

Friday 18 August

When: 10.00
Where: A254, 2nd floor in the Ametyst building

The start-up seminar is mandatory.

  • Welcome to new students
  • Overview of study programme
  • Introduction of research groups and research opportunities
  • Questions and Answers

At the start-up seminar you will receive important information about the study program. You will meet the people you are going to study with, your teachers and the academic community. 

Please note that the program is subject to change. 

Join Buddy week and meet new friends from the first day of your studies!

Master's students who wish to participate must register via this form:

You can meet your buddy group on Monday 14 August at 12:00 on the lawn outside Smaragd building.

Follow Buddy week on Facebook to see what's on.

During the Orientation week, you will get to know NTNU, your city and other international students in fun ways, and learn everything you need to know to get started in Norway and settle in at NTNU. The Office of International Relations arranges the Orientation Week. 

Orientation Week - NTNU Gjøvik

You can easily get to campus by public transport:

Public transport in Gjøvik (

Find your way on campus

The MazeMap app will guide you to the different buildings and lecture rooms on campus.

Download the MazeMap app for Android (Google Play) and iPhone (AppStore).

NTNU has various part-time classes to help you learn Norwegian as a second language, including a free online course.

Course timetables - if there is no timetable, please contact the department responsible for the course. 

If you have any special needs, NTNU can provide several support services. Read more about the disability office.

For questions regarding special needs on campus Gjøvik, please send an email to

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For new international students

Register for courses, create a user account, connect to wireless network etc.

Arrival checklist

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Join our Facebook group

Feel free to join our Facebook group for applicants in Gjøvik. The information here will be in Norwegian.

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