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Central Appeals Committee
NTNU’s Appels Committee is the institution's highest appeals body. The committee handles cases that affect the students. The committee is crucial for ensuring the quality of work at NTNU. Its purpose is to ensure that students receive a fair, predictable, and impartial treatment of their case.
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Mandate of the Appeals Committee
The mandate of NTNU’s Appeals Committee is based on the provisions of Act relating to universities and university colleges (University and University Colleges Act) for each specific area of cases.
NTNU’s Appeals Committee is the appellate body for cases involving:
- appeals against individual decisions, cf. section 5-1 of the University and University Colleges Act
- The definition of what constitutes an individual decision is outlined in section 7-6 (2). This could include decisions regarding admission to education, approval of education, the right to take exams, special needs accommodation etc.
- appeals regarding procedural errors in connection with examinations, cf. section 5-2 of the University and University Colleges Act
Decisions made by the committee as the appellate body are final and cannot be further appealed.
Additionally, the committee handles cases as the first instance for:
- reactions to the use of false documents, cf. section 3-7 (8) of the University and University Colleges Act
- annulment of examinations or tests due to cheating pr dishonest conduct, cf. section 4-7 of the University and University Colleges Act
- exclusion and expulsion, cf. section 4-8 of the University and University Colleges Act
- reduction of fee in connection with legal assistance, cf. section 4-8 (5) of the University and University Colleges Act
- exclusion owing to criminal offences, cf. section 4-9 of the University and University Colleges Act
- exclusion following a suitability assessment, cf. section 4-10 of the University and University Colleges Act
- execution for wearing clothing that fully or partly covers the face, cf. section 7-9 of the University and University Colleges Act
Decisions made by the committee as the first instance can be appealed to the Ministry, or a special appeals body appointed by the Ministry.
The committee consists of five members with personal deputies. The Chair must satisfy the statutory qualification requirements for judges of the Court of Appeal and must not be members of the institution's staff. Two of the members are academic staff at NTNU, and two are students at NTNU.
|Børge Tronvold (Chair)||Robert Envik (Chair`s deputy)|
|Professor Ivar Ståle Ertesvåg||University lecturer Bente Alm|
|University lecturer Wenche Natland Dahlen||Professor Sven Inge Molnes|
|Student Leander Prag Sømme||Student Victoria Holmstad-Solberg|
|Student Siren Kristin Hansen||Student Jakob Øygarden Selfors|
Meeting dates autumn 2023
- August 23
- September 13
- October 4
- October 25
- November 15
- December 6
Laws and regulations
- Act relating to universities and university colleges
- Act relating to the right of access to documents held by public authorities and public undertakings (Freedom of Information Act)
- Act relating to procedure in cases concerning the public administration (Public Administration Act)
- General laws and regulations - studies (in Norwegian)
- Guidelines for dealing with cheating or attempted cheating (in Norwegian)
- Rules on exemptions from Experts in Teamwork
- Guidelines when receiving a police certificate with a note (in Norwegian)
- More about police certificate (in Norwegian)