NTNU, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology is the largest university in Norway today, with a history dating back to 1910. NTNU’s social mission is to create knowledge for a better world and deliver solutions that can change and improve everyday life.

NTNU is headquartered in Trondheim, with campuses in Gjøvik and Ålesund. NTNU has eight faculties in addition to units such as the NTNU University Museum and the NTNU University Library, and some 39 700 students and 6900 full-time equivalent staff.

NTNU has the main responsibility for higher education in technology in Norway, and is the country’s premier institution for the education of engineers.




Harnessing the fantastic power of students

Forget the theory: students are inspired by problem-solving and turning know-how into entrepreneurship. Even dissent is a focus for innovation, says John Einar Hustad of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
15 Oct 2014

Put international collaboration at the heart of academic research

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology is, “the university that built Norway”. Upholding this tradition calls for cooperation with institutions worldwide, links with industry, and home-based facilities that are centres of gravity for international researchers, says the Rector Gunnar Bovim
29 Jan 2014