The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is currently accepting applications for its International Master’s programs for the academic session of 2023/2024. In the past, these programs were completely tuition-free and open to students from all nationalities. However, starting in 2023, a limited number of students still have the opportunity to pursue their studies in Norway without paying tuition fees.
All the programs offered at NTNU have a duration of two years and are conducted in English. The university does not charge any tuition fees, allowing international students to apply for and pursue a tuition-free master’s degree.
Key Information at a Glance:
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): NTNU, Norway
- Host Institution(s): NTNU, Norway
- Scholarship Worth: Full tuition waiver
- Number of Awards: Multiple
- Study Level: Master’s
- Nationality: International students
Eligibility Criteria for Tuition-Free Masters Study at NTNU in 2023
NTNU offers tuition fee exemptions to the following categories of students:
- Citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland.
- Exchange students from NTNU’s partner universities.
- Students who were admitted to their study program before 2023.
- Students admitted to an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Programme.
- Students awarded a full degree scholarship from the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills (HK-dir) through collaboration programs such as NORPART, STAR, etc.
- Students with a permanent residence permit in Norway or those who have a residence permit based on one of the listed exemptions.
In addition to meeting the above criteria, students must fulfill the following conditions to qualify for a tuition waiver:
- Hold a first degree (bachelor’s degree) in a relevant field with a minimum grade point average of C on the ECTS scale or its equivalent.
- Meet the specific requirements of the chosen program.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the English language with valid proof.
- Due to the highly competitive nature of admissions, excellent academic performance plays a significant role in the selection process.
How to Apply: Interested candidates wishing to pursue a tuition-free study at NTNU must select an eligible master’s program from the provided list. Detailed instructions and application links can be found on the official website of the institution.
Application Deadline: Varies
For further details and to access the official website, please visit the Official Website.