Sustainable Manufacturing

Master's Degree Programme 2 years, Gjøvik

Sustainable Manufacturing

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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.

The start-up seminar is mandatory for students based in Norway.

More information will come. Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Friday 14th August

When Program Where
10.00–12.00 Welcome and get to know MSUMA and the people S314
  • Lunch break
  • ID-card pick-up at IT-helpdesk in basement of K-building
13.30–14.00 Practical information, Blackboard LMS, semester details S314

Visiting laboratories

  • S-lab and access-rules (5 min)
  • Manulab Learning Factory
  • Manulab advanced research tools
  • Addlab/3D-printing (10 min)
  • VR/AR tools in the lab (5 min)
  • Visit/tour of labs as far as time allows…
15.00– Pizza and presentations S314

Checklist and manage your studies

For new students, this is what you need to do to get started:

How to get to NTNU Gjøvik

Local bus

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

Airport Transport

There is no direct train to Gjøvik from the airport, so take the bus.

Map of NTNU

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Join the buddy week

Join the buddy week – Fadderuka – it will be a good start for your first few weeks in Gjøvik. All new students based in Gjøvik can participate, and you get to know your fellow students on the first day at NTNU.

How to learn norwegian

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

Sustainable Manufacturing

About Sustainable Manufacturing

How can we develop sustainable manufacturing processes and products? How can we do more with less resources? One thing we know is that students in Sustainable Manufacturing will participate in forming tomorrow’s sustainable solutions.

This programme of study gives you sought after competence about how we can deal with the challenges that the manufacturing industry is facing today.

You can take this programme of study full-time or part-time.


The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. 

Admittance to the programme requires a bachelor's degree according to the Norwegian framework for bachelor in engineering or equivalent.

Job prospects

With a master's degree in Sustainable Manufacturing you are qualified for a variety of jobs including:

  • Project management
  • Quality management and engineering
  • Manufacturing process engineering
  • Materials sciences engineering

In addition you can work in various consulting jobs. This master's degree can also be a stepping stone for an academic career.

Study environment

Information about student life in Gjøvik and student organisations.

Programme components

Master in Sustainable Manufacturing involves two years of full-time studies and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits. As far as possible we aim to accommodate an individual education plan if you are not able to take the master's degree programme full-time. 


You can contact our student advisers on email: or telephone: (+47) 73 59 37 00 if you have any questions about the programme of study or if you have other academic questions.



Degree: Master in Sustainable Manufacturing
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Restricted admission: Yes

Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

City: Gjøvik

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

How to apply

Krysspublisert! IKKE rør! Application deadlines

Digital lectures for the first semesterMore Information for International students who have been offered admission into an international Master’s programme at NTNU.

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2019

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

 Please see our FAQ
Group for EU applicants
Group for non-EU applicants

UN Sustainable development goals

UN Sustainable development goals

Sustainability is the core of Master in sustainable manufacturing. Do you want to develop sustainable production processes and products?

Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 8 - decent work and economic growth. Link to Sustainable Development goal 8.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 9 - industries, innovation and infrastructure. Link to Sustainable Development goal 7.
Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 - sustainable cities and communities. Link to Sustainable Development goal 11.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 12 - responsible consumption and production. Link to Sustainable Development goal 12.