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Norwegian University of Science and Technology Tuition-free international Master’s programs, Norway

Scholarship Description:

  • Host university: Norwegian University of Science and Technology;
  • Host country: Norway;
  • Level of Study: Postgraduate;
  • Subjects available: All subjects;
  • Eligible countries: International students;
  • Application Deadline: The Scholarship is open every year on 1st December.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology is, as the name suggests, an institution for technical education and research in Norway with a strong background in environmental sciences. This background is combined with extensive experience in the traditional academic fields of humanities, medicine, and social sciences. At the same time, NTNU offers the most comprehensive teaching in art, music, visual arts, and architecture of any Norwegian university.

Professors at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology collaborate with researchers from all over the world. They also collaborate with national and international companies and industries, including Norwegian public institutions. Research staff are involved in about 2,000 R&D projects per year and organize 20-30 major scientific conferences per year. NTNU staff work directly with two research institutes, SINTEF Group, and Allforsk, to build bridges between science and industry. The Norwegian University of Science and Technology has formal cooperation agreements with major Norwegian industrial companies.

The historical background of engineering research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, when Norway’s first electric railway, the Thamshavn Line, was successfully designed and built in Trondheim as an AC tramway using Trondheim technologies.

Benefits of the scholarship:

  • The Norwegian University of Science and Technology does not charge tuition fees;
  • Each student is responsible for their own personal expenses;
  • In addition, all international students who are not EU/EEA/EFTA citizens must have sufficient financial means to continue living in Norway in order to receive a student visa.
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Applicants must:

  • Applicants for tuition-free Master’s programs in English must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject with a minimum average of C. For more information on specific academic qualifications, please refer to the curriculum of the chosen program on the official website. The Bachelor’s degree must be obtained before the start of the semester at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in August;
  • Applicants must demonstrate a high level of English language proficiency at the university level and may be required to submit TOEFL or IELTS test results. English language proficiency requirements can be found on the official website of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. English language exams cannot be taken more than two years in advance. However, English exams taken before 1 December, two years prior to application, will not be accepted. The only exception is the Cambridge examination, which is valid for life.

Application procedure:

Deadlines for admission to this scholarship are subject to change due to current Covid 19 pandemic restrictions. For more information on the application process for this scholarship, please visit the official website.

Official website

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