The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim offers advanced degrees in engineering, medicine and the natural sciences, as well as the social sciences, history, architecture and fine art.
The university graduates 3,300 students every year, two-thirds of which are master's or PhD candidates. NTNU´s 51 departments and 100+ laboratories are spread across seven major campuses in and around the city center.
NTNU´s research is cutting edge. For example, the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and the Centre for Neural Computation (CNC) represent one of the premier research environments in the world for studying the functioning of the brain and memory.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was awarded to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser at NTNU "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".
Furthermore, the technological and cultural innovations that have been developed here have shaped Norwegian society, allowed Norway t