The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is offering tuition-free International Masters programs for the academic session 2023/2024. These programs, taught in English, provide an excellent opportunity for international students to pursue a two-year masters degree without paying any tuition fees. While the programs were previously available to students of all nationalities, in 2023, a limited number of students can still access tuition-free education in Norway.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): NTNU, Norway
- Host Institution(s): NTNU, Norway
- Scholarship Worth: Full tuition waiver
- Number of Awards: Several
- Study Level: Masters
- Nationality: International students
Eligibility Criteria for Tuition-Free Masters Study at NTNU 2023:
To qualify for a tuition waiver, students must meet the following conditions:
- Citizenship: Citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland.
- Exchange students: Students from NTNU’s partner universities.
- Admitted before 2023: Students admitted to their study program before 2023.
- Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Programme: Students admitted to an Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Programme.
- Full degree scholarship: 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.
- Residence permit: Students with a permanent residence permit in Norway or those who have a residence permit on one of the listed grounds of exemption.
In addition to the above, students must meet the following criteria:
- Education: Hold a first degree (bachelor’s degree) in a relevant field with a grade point average of at least C on the ECTS scale or equivalent.
- Program requirements: Meet the specific requirements of the chosen program.
- English proficiency: Proficiency in the English language with proof of proficiency.
- Academic performance: Excellent academic performance, as admission is highly competitive.
To apply for a tuition-free study at NTNU, interested candidates should follow these steps:
- Select an eligible masters program from the provided list.
- Visit the official website of the institution for instructions and application links.
- Follow the application process as outlined on the website.
Application Deadline: Varies