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Practical matters for Polymer Technology

The practical aspects of your stay in the Nordic countries depend on the rules that apply in each country. Generally you should check what applies for each of the two countries that you will be studying in, as well as for each of the two universities.

Residence permit

Generally EU/EEA citizens do not need a residence permit for the Nordic countries. For details, please check the regulations of each of the two countries that you will be studying in.

Tuition fees

Each of the participating universities has different rules regarding tuition fees. Please check what rules apply for each of the two universities that you will be studying at.

Scholarships

Non-EU/EEA applicants who are liable to pay tuition fees at Aalto University can apply for a Finland Scholarship (100 % tuition fee waiver+ 5000 €). Nordic Master students who are subject to tuition fees at Aalto and who receive the Category A (100%) tuition-fee waiver for their first year of studies at Aalto may receive the Finland Scholarship. Students who come to Aalto as their selected exit (second-year) university in Nordic Master programme may not receive the Finland Scholarship. Students selected to the programme starting their first year at Aalto University apply for Finland Scholarship along the Aalto University scholarship (tuition fee waiver) application in March-April (separate online-application send by e-mail to new students).

Insurance

Please check what rules apply at each of the two universities that you will be studying at.

Accomodations

The process of getting student accommodation differs at each participating university.

Industrials process track

The Industrials process track admitted it's last students in 2021. The students will take the following courses.

 Year 1

Year 2 at NTNU

Study year 2 consists a total of 60 ECTS credits. The Fall consists of 30 ECTS credits with a specialization course and a specialization project in addition to 1 elective course. The Spring term consists of the 30 ETCS credits Master’s Thesis.

The specialization course (7,5 ECTS credits) and specialization projects (15 ECTS credits) are read with the same theme chosen among the following:

  1. TKP 4515  and TKP 4580  – Catalysis and Petrochemistry Specialization Course + Chemical Engineering Specialization Project
  2. TKP 4525  and TKP 4580  – Colloid and Polymer Chemistry Specialization Course + Chemical Engineering Specialization Project
  3. TKP 4535  and TKP 4580  – Environmental Engineering and Reactor Technology Specialization Course + Chemical Engineering Specialization Project
  4. TBT 4506  and TBT 4500  – Biotechnology Specialization Course + Specialization Project Biotechnology

Suggested master's degree project topics for Spring 2022 at NTNU

  1. Microplastics in the Ocean – Interfacial Phenomena
  2. Polymers for Drilling Fluids – Rheological Performance
  3. Biopolymers for Enhanced Oil Recovery - Interactions with Surfactants
  4. Polymers for Petroleum Flow Assurance - Paraffin Inhibitor Architectures
  5. Interfacial Modification of Nanocellulose Biopolymers

Industrials process track contact

Academic contact: Kristofer Gunnar Paso, kristofer.g.paso@ntnu.no
Administrative contact: Hege Johannessen, hege.johannessen@ntnu.no