The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is the largest university in Norway located in Trondheim, the Norwegian technology capital. In addition to Trondheim, NTNU has regional campuses in the cities of Ålesund and Gjøvik. Key numbers:
- 40 000 students (45 % women)
- 6700 employees, 4300 in scientific positions (40 % women)
- App. 350 doctoral degrees awarded yearly
- 8 faculties and 56 departments
- Cross-disciplinarity mandate from the government
- The national university for technology
- Educates 85 % of all Masters of technology and 95 % of all PhDs in technology in Norway
- Half the student population outside the main profile, in social science and humanities
NTNU is host of 6 national centers of excellence (marine technology, cancer research, conservation biology, neuroscience, physics).
The University is partner in 14 national excellence centres for research-based innovation, hosting 6 of them (arctic technology, metal production, advanced structural analysis, ultrasound, subsea production and processing, innovation in the process industry).
NTNU Hosts or is core partner in 9 national research centres for environmental-friendly energy (hydropower technology, zero emission neighbourhoods, Carbon Capture Storage, bio-based fuels and energy, electricity distribution, energy efficient industry, solar cell technology, energy systems integration, and sustainable energy studies).