Master of Science (MSc) in Circular Economy, 2 years, Trondheim
Welcome to study start at NTNU
Welcome to study start at NTNU
We are looking forward to welcoming our new students to study start.
Due to the current situation with the pandemic, this year's matriculation ceremony will be digital.
We want everyone to get a good start and be part of the student community at NTNU, even if you have to follow the lectures digital the first semester from your home country.
More information on this year's matriculation ceremony.
Information meetings for international students
The Office of International Relations will organise information meetings and online Q&As about how to register for courses, exams and other practical NTNU matters.
The sessions will be live-streamed, but it will also be possible to watch them later at your convenience.
More information about the information meetings will be published on the New international student's webpage as soon as it is available.
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How to learn Norwegian
NTNU has various part-time classes to help you learn Norwegian as a second language, including a free online course.
About Circular Economy
About the programme
The International Master's Programme on Circular Economy (CIRCLE) is a 2 years (120 ECTS) Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree Programme that is taught in English.
The objective is to offer an international and interdisciplinary Master's Degree Programme at the highest level, to you who seek to make an essential contribution to the transition towards a resource-efficient and sustainable society.
The programme admits 16 students every year, and provides you with an interdisciplinary approach to environmental sustainability with emphasis on research and practical problem solving to achieve a circular economy. The programme includes a mobility scheme, allowing students to experience the international expertise in Circular Economy in Europe and beyond.
Study at least at two EU universities
The Master's Degree programme in Circular Economy is a collaboration between universities from three continents and seven countries. Each student will spend at least one semester (30 ECTS) at two different EU partner universities.
The international profile and academic acknowledgement of the study consortium ensures competences and skills of the students, increasing their employability.
The universities participating in the Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree Programme in Circular Economy are:
- University of Graz
- Chalmers University of Technology
- Delft University of Technology
- Leiden University
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- Curtin University
- Tsinghua University
- Waseda University
The coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree Programme in Circular Economy is University of Graz.
You will find more Information about study tracks, programme structures and courses on the CIRCLE webpage.
Occupational areas, for which the competences are developed, are highly connected to the chosen specialization and include the academic, private, public and half-public sector.
Typical occupational areas of the graduates are:
- environmental and management consultancy
- industrial companies (e.g. product design, waste management)
- international organisations
- teaching as well as vocational training and continuing education
- quality assurance
- service industry (e.g. tourism)
- scientific Research
Degree: Master of Science
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSCE
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English
Application deadline: 15th January
Location: NTNU (Trondheim), and partner universities