This is NTNU
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is Norway’s primary institution for educating the nation’s future engineers and scientists. The university also has strong programmes in the social sciences, teacher education, the arts and humanities, medicine, architecture and fine art.
NTNU’s cross-disciplinary research delivers creative innovations that have far-reaching social and economic impact.
Knowledge for a better world — NTNU — Internationally outstanding
Vision: Knowledge for a better world
NTNU aims to create the basis for the development of knowledge and to create value – economic, cultural and social. We will make the best possible use of our main profile in science and technology, our academic breadth, and our interdisciplinary expertise to tackle the large and complex challenges faced by Norway and the world community.
NTNU’s distinctive character as a university is a strength. Our objective is to be internationally outstanding. Our research and education are to be highly regarded in international academic evaluations. In selected areas, we aim to have academic environments that rank among the best in the world. NTNU is to be a sought-after collaborative partner for leading knowledge communities and enterprises nationally and internationally. We aim to offer an attractive range of education programmes that enrich students’ growth as humans and contribute to the development of democratic and responsible citizens. Our graduates will be in demand in the labour market because they have a relevant education of high quality.
NTNU aims to have a modern research infrastructure as well as a learning and working environment that attracts the most talented students and staff. Trondheim is to have a reputation as the country’s best city for education.
For further information please visit NTNU’s webpage on mission, vision and strategy.