– Study environment
Life and Housing in Gjøvik

Student life

As a student at NTNU in Gjøvik you become part of a vibrant and active study environment. While studying it’s important that you thrive socially as well as academically. At Gjøvik, it’s easy to get to know people, even across study fields, and you get in close contact with lecturers and research communities.


NTNU in Gjøvik consists of several buildings in an open environment, easily reachable by foot from the city centre. The teaching takes place in modern lecture halls, computer labs and rooms for smaller group activities.

The G-building is the hub for all campus activity. Here you will find the library, bookshop, the Student Welfare Association, the Student Centre, and of course the canteen.

Building G at NTNU in Gjøvik

The great atrium in the A-building is also a central place to gather. Generally you can meet up with fellow students and work on group projects or use it as a reading room, but it is also a nice place for greater events, celebrations, exhibits and guest lectures.

The introduction week

As a student in Gjøvik you’ll have a lot of fun, and we are proud to offer a good and versatile social environment.

In your first semester, you will be a part of “Fadderuka”. This is a week full of activities meant to help you get settled in a new city and a new way of life. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know anyone. Experienced students will become your mentor and buddy. They will guide you around campus and the city, and help you to get to know your fellow students.

Buddies waiting for new students

Leisure time

At Gjøvik you can find leisure and activity groups for everyone. If you’re up for it, you have a lot of possibilities. Whether you like American football, journalism, brewing beer, watching films or whatever it may be, you are bound to meet someone like-minded.

“HUSET” is the name of the students own meeting place at Gjøvik. Here you’ll find pub/café and concert scene. “HUSET” is run by volunteering students, and they offer a versatile range of events, from quiz and bingo to theme parties and great concerts.

Student organizations

Enthusiastic students who works hard to offer you both social and academically events throughout the year manage the student organizations. Building a bridge between education and profession is important, and that’s why the student organizations set up career days every year. Here a line of companies and employers present themselves, ready to get hold of the brightest minds.

People and stands at career day