The Norwegian University of Science and Technology

(NTNU) is a university with an international focus, with headquarters in Trondheim and campuses in Ålesund and Gjøvik.

NTNU has a main profile in science and technology, a variety of programmes of professional study, and great academic breadth that also includes the humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, health sciences, educational science, architecture, entrepreneurship, art disciplines and artistic activities.

Trondheim is well known as a top location for students and academics, and the city is regularly rated as the best student town in Norway. Out of the total population of 190,000, 36,000 are university students who leave their mark on the city. Whether you want vibrant city life or a lighted ski trail – Trondheim has it all!

Programme Coordinator for NTNU - Professor Yngvar Olsen

Yngvar Olsen is a Professor in the Department of Biology and former Director for marine research at NTNU (2008- 2013). He has undertaken aquaculture research since 1986 and he recently initiated, and now leads, the Taskforce Salmon Lice research program at NTNU, funded by the private aquaculture sector. The programme is ultimately strongly related to salmonid health and welfare. He has had a long-term involvement in research on microbial community management in aquaculture. Prof. Yngvar Olsen has, until 2020, been Study Programme Leader of the MSOCEAN at NTNU. He is a founder of the BridgeHead activities, a founding father of EATIP and a member of the NCE Aquatech Cluster Board.