International Master's programme 2 years, Trondheim

European Studies

Welcome to start of studies 2019

12 August: Matriculation Ceremony

9.30: Matriculation Ceremony

Place: The lawn behind the Main Building

The matriculation ceremony is an enrolment ceremony for all new students at NTNU. The Ceremony consists of speeches and entertainment and is mandatory for all new students at NTNU.

12 - 24 August: Fadderuke / Buddy programme

As a new (international) student at the European Studies MA programme you can participate in both NTNU Orientation week for international students and the "Fadderuke" organised by Eureka,  the European Studies student association.

For more information and registration for the Fadderuke (welcome week and buddy programme), contact she is the social representative in Eureka. You can also join the Eureka Facebook group:

Pdf with buddy week and orientation week programme

About Eureka:

Eureka student association offers you a soft start with your studies and is responsible for social (and academic) events for both bachelor and master students. Through the student association you will meet other European studies students during the buddy week and other events throughout the year.

Eureka's Facebook page:

13 - 16 August: Orientation week (for international students only)

We strongly encourage all new international students to attend Orientation WeekIt is an ideal opportunity for you to get to know NTNU and Trondheim. 


15 August: Information meeting and EU crash course

Information meeting

On the Information meeting you will get practical information about your studies. 

Time: 9.00 - 10.00

Place: Room D107 at Campus Dragvoll

EU crash course 

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Place: Room D107 at Campus Dragvoll

Lunch wil be served

Practical information

Arrival checklist

Manage your studies

How to get to NTNU

Local bus

Use ATB's travel planner to get specific route information.

Airbus transport

How to get from the airport to Trondheim and the student villages.

Maze Map

Download app for mobile and tablet

About the programme of study

The Master's programme in European Studies provides in-depth knowledge of the multiplicity of forms and degrees of European integration and cooperation, how they came about, and what implications this has for governance and democracy in Europe. Norway and its unique relationship to the EU through its joint participation in the EEA and the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) is an important focal point of the MA in European Studies.


Admission to the Master requires a Bachelor in European Studies, Humanities or Social Sciences, or equivalent approved degree. A basic knowledge of the EU as a political system, the EU as a political actor, European (integration) history, culture and integration theories is required.

See more about admission and grade requirements.

Career Prospects

The MA in European Studies prepares for professions and careers for which knowledge of contemporary Europe and the European Union is essential.

Programme components

The programme has 120 sp (ECTS) worth of components and has a normal length of study of four semesters (two years).

Student guidance

For questions about the programme or the application procedure, contact our student advisers at or telephone: (+47) 73 59 64 40.

You can also visit us at NTNU Dragvoll, Building 6, Level 4.

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Degree: Master of Arts in Europan Studies
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Length of study programme: 2 years
City: Trondheim

Department of Historical Studies, Faculty of Humanities

How to Apply