The Arctic Semester in Sisimiut in the spring is mandatory in year one. Therefore, students on the Land Track always start their first year at DTU and take the second year at NTNU/UNIS.

See detailed course plan for the Land Track below.

Year 1: DTU, including Arctic Semester

Semester 1: DTU Lyngby Campus

Semester 2: DTU Sisimiut Campus, Greenland 


11563 Concrete Technology (5 ECTS)

11464 Advanced Soil Mechanics (5 ECTS)

11430 Advanced Engineering Geology (5 ECTS)

11374 Seismic and Wind Engineering (10 ECTS)

Elective course (5 ECTS)


11857 Extreme Climate & Physical Environment (5 ECTS)

11858 The Arctic Infrastructure & Societies (5 ECTS)

11859 Environmental Engineering in the Arctic  (5 ECTS)

11854 Infrastructure Constructions in the Arctic (15 ECTS)


Year 2: NTNU or UNIS, including Master’s Thesis

Semester 1 and 2: NTNU or UNIS

Option 1: Arctic specialization (UNIS)

Semester 1

AT-301 - Arctic Infrastructures in a Changing Climate (10 ECTS)

AT-332 - Physical Environmental Loads on Arctic Coastal and Offshore Structures (10 ECTS)

TBA 4511 - Geotechnical Engineering, Specialization Project  (10 ECTS)

Semester 2

TBA4900 - Geotechnical Engineering, Master's Thesis (30 ECTS), at UNIS

Please note that it will only be possible to do your master's thesis at UNIS if this option is chosen.

Option 2: Geotechnics (NTNU autumn semester)

Semester 1

TBA4116 - Geotechnical Engineering, Advanced Course (7.5 ECTS)

TBA4510 - Geotechnical Engineering, Specialization Project (7.5 ECTS)

Elective course: Technical course to supplement the project work (7.5 ECTS)

TBA5150 - Geohazards and Risk Analysis ( 7.5 ECTS)

Semester 2

TBA4900 - Geotechnical Engineering, Master's Thesis (30 ECTS), either at NTNU or UNIS

Option 3: Rock mechanics (NTNU autumn semester)

Semester 1

TGB 4500 – Engineering Geology and Rock mechanics, Specialization Project (15 ECTS)

TGB 4212 – Rock Mechanics, Advanced Course (7.5 ECTS)

Elective course (7.5 ECTS)

Semester 2

TGB4930 - Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics, Master's Thesis (30 ECTS), either at NTNU or UNIS
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