International Master's programme 2 years, Trondheim

European Studies

Admission requirements - European Studies

Admission to the Master requires a Bachelor in European Studies, Humanities or Social Sciences, or equivalent approved degree. Candidates who do not possess basic knowledge of the EU as a political system, the EU as a political actor, European (integration) history, culture and integration theories are advised to familiarize themselves with basic literature on these topics, for instance offered as part of the following courses of the BA in European Studies and Foreign Languages: EUR1001, EUR2915, EUR1201/EUR2102, and EUR2201.

Admission to the MA in European Studies requires a minimum grade average equivalent to C (Norwegian grading scale) or corresponding ECTS. As of 2017/2018 the grade average will be calculated based on the grades obtained in all courses of the Bachelor's programme or any equivalent approved degree.

Application procedures

Admission requirements

  1. A first degree (bachelor's) in a relevant field
    • The first degree must be completed by your August semester start at NTNU
  2. English proficiency
  3. Proof of financing for non-EU / non-EEA citizens
  4. Excellent academic performance: Most master's degree programs require an average grade of C or better on the ECTS scale as a minimum requirement for admission. NTNU converts GPAs for education from other countries than Norway, and applicants are ranked based on this assessment. We do not have the capacity to assess your grade average before you apply.

Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to assess your academic background prior to the application process. To see if you are eligible, please read the academic requirements.

Deadlines

1 December 2018
Non-EU / non-EEA students

1 March 2019
EU / EEA / Nordic / Norwegian students: If you are from EU/EEA country and do not require a visa to study in Norway.

 
Deadlines

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. 

How to apply

The next application round opens in October. 

  1. Go to the application portal Søknadsweb - the application portal will open for new applications in October. 
  2. Select language in the top right corner where it says "Norsk bokmål".
  3. Click on "International Applicant".
  4. Click on "Register new international applicant".
  5. Answer the question regarding your English qualifications.
  6. Answer the question regarding residence permit in Norway.
  7. Answer the question concerning financing.
  8. You have now reached the application form. Please register as an applicant, and you will receive your password by e-mail.
  9. Log on to Søknadsweb with your e-mail address and password, and fill in the application details.
  10. As the final step of the application process, you will be asked to submit the required documentation by uploading these.
  11. Please note that there is no "submit"-button.
  12. You can change your application as many times as you like up until the deadline.

Submitting multiple applications

Please do not register as an ‘international applicant' more than once. If you wish to submit more than one application (e.g. International Master's and Erasmus Mundus), log on to Søknadsweb with the email address and password you received the first time you registered. Then choose ‘New application'. If you have forgotten your password, please request a new one through Søknadsweb.

Required documentation

Documents to upload to the application portal Søknadsweb

  1. The pages of your passport showing your photo, your full name, your date of birth and your nationality
  2. If applicable, documentation of change of name (e.g. marriage certificate)
  3. Higher Secondary School grade transcript or diploma 
  4. Official transcripts and diplomas from all your college/ university education
  5. Copies of English language documentation such as TOEFL or IELTS test results
  6. A letter of motivation
  7. An updated CV
  8. Documentation of financingOnly citizens from countries outside the EU/EEA need to document financing.
  9. Additional application form: Fill out the form, sign it and upload it to Søknadsweb

Documents which are not originally in Norwegian, Danish, Swedish or English, must be accompanied by an authorized translation of the original document in English.


Documents to be sent as hard copies by post

  1. Bachelor/undergraduate transcripts:
    • Applicants with degrees from Cameroon, Canada, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Nigeria, the Philippines, Sudan, Uganda and USA must send their educational documents as hard copies directly from the college/university, in addition to uploading them online. 
  2. Verification reports of educational documents (bachelor/undergraduate diplomas):
    • Applicants who have a first degree from China must submit an application to the CDGDC. The verification report must be sent directly as a hard copy from CDGDC to NTNU.
    • Applicants who have a first degree from Pakistan must submit an application to HEC. Once the transcripts and diplomas have a HEC stamp, they must be uploaded to Søknadsweb or sent by post or email to NTNU. 
  3. To send hard copies to NTNU, please use the following address: 

"Your application number"
International Master's Programmes
O. S. Bragstads plass 3
NO-7491 Trondheim
Norway


Showing originals after arrival at NTNU

Students who are admitted must bring all the original documents to with them to NTNU. Students failing to present all relevant original documents upon request may be denied admission or later told to leave the university. 

FAQ and contact information

FAQ

If you have questions, please consult our FAQ before contacting us. 


Email

To email documents to NTNU after Søknadsweb has closed, use admissions@sa.ntnu.no


Address

To send hard copies to NTNU, please use the following address: 

"Your application number"
International Master's Programmes
O. S. Bragstads plass 3
NO-7491 Trondheim
Norway

Admission info for Norwegian / Nordic applicants

Norwegian and Nordic applicants are required to upload the following documentation:

1. Diploma of your Bachelor's degree including transcript of records (if you have graduated), or
2. Current transcript of records and overview of the remaining courses if you graduate in current semester. Bachelor's degree diploma must be uploaded no later than 1 July.

 We will notify you by e-mail if there is missing or insufficient documentation

More information

 

 

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2018

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2019

The application portal will open in mid-October 

Do you have questions about your application? Please see our FAQ
Facts

Facts about the programme of study

Degree: Master of Arts in Europan Studies
Length of study programme: 2 years
Restricted admission: Yes
Location: Trondheim

Department:
Department of Historical Studies 

Faculty:
Faculty of Humanities

Validity of information: 2018/2019