Norwegian University of Science And Technology

Norwegian University of Science And Technology

In 1760, Norwegian University of Science and Technology is a public university providing top-quality instruction in the disciplines of accounting, science architecture, engineering, history, and other areas. At present, NTNU is among the most prestigious institutions in the nation and is the top engineering institution across the nation. It is a major aspect of the academic part of the university. the university is home to four major research areas, which include health as well as oceans, energy, and sustainability. A large portion of the research projects of NTNU have been funded by ERC. The university is part of the CERN Incubator that allows its transfer of technologies from CERN to its own to develop commercially. Furthermore, NTNU has established a solid international network through partnerships with top universities around the world which include that of the University of Bergen.


NTNU is headquartered in Trondheim and has campus satellites at Gjovik as well as Alesund. These campuses are outfitted with the latest facilities and facilities to offer the most conducive academic environment for the students and faculty. The campuses of this university situated in Trondheim include Dragvoll, Elgeseter, Moholt and Tunga. Furthermore the campus located in Alesund is easy to access and is dotted with cafés surrounding it. The campus located in Gjovik city has a vibrant student life and an exciting academic atmosphere. The campus is specialized in the areas that include Information Security, Sustainable Manufacturing, Computer Science and Interaction design. NTNU has also set up an office within Brussels which is known as the NTNU Brussels Office. The principal goal of the office is to enhance the presence and image of the university across Europe.


  • The specialization is in technology and natural sciences.
  • It also offers master's, bachelor's, and doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences health sciences, economics aesthetics, and education science disciplines.
  • Professional degree programs in psychology, medicine architectural, the fine arts, music and teacher education along with technology.
  • There are 39000 students out of whom half are studying science and technology.
  • More than 6000 students are enrolled of further education courses.
  • A little over 6500 bachelor's degrees and master's degrees are awarded each year.
  • More than 3000 students from abroad.
  • Dozens of student exchange programs for international students plus more than 300 exchange or cooperative agreements with 60 universities around the world.


The history of NTNU's engineering research dates back to the beginning of the 20th century the time Norway's first electric railway, the Thamshavn Line created and built within Trondheim in the form of an AC powered tramway that was built using Trondheim-based technology. The tramway was inaugurated in 1908, and remained operating until 1974. Research is now a major an ongoing activity at NTNU faculties, as well as the University Museum. The University has 4377 scientists on its staff members who are conducting research in more than 120 labs and are conducting more than 2000 research projects. Staff and students are able to benefit from around 300 research agreements and exchange programs with 58 universities around the world. NTNU have identified 4 Strategic Research Areas to be pursued in 2014-23. NTNU Energy, NTNU Health, NTNU Oceans and NTNU Sustainability, which were selected based on professionalism, social significance, as well as the potential for interdisciplinarity collaboration.


In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released in March of 2017, NTNU is ranked 1st in the world rankings of the top universities in the world with the highest corporate connections, thanks to its collaboration in research with SINTEF. In terms of statistics, 9.1 percent of NTNU's total research output comes from by working with SINTEF which is the most significant academic-industry alliance anywhere in the world.

NTNU was placed 205th on the planet 2 June 2021 according to the CWTS Leiden Ranking, which is built around indicators of bibliometrics.

NTNU was placed 59th in Europe while 187th overall in the World in July 2020, according to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities for its presence on the internet.


NTNU has been working hard to develop the top talent available today. Today, many graduates of this school are enjoying successful careers in their fields of expertise. In the world, this school has more than 100,000 alumni. The university is home to a few Nobel laureates such as Lars Onsager, Ivar Giaever and John O'Keefe. Furthermore an alumni group of this school keeps in connections with its former students. This group also holds a number of occasions and awards ceremonies to recognize the outstanding accomplishments for its former students.

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