Join the over 12,500 students at 12 colleges and universities across Norway and abroad who know that a great organization has got their back.

Help finding a job

  • Tekna organizes job seeker courses and will review your job application/CV.
  • Tekna publishes its own job seeker handbook which will be sent to you when you are approaching graduation.
  • Teknisk Ukeblad (Technical Weekly Review) publishes Norway’s most extensive Situations Vacant section for jobs relevant to your education and experience.

Legal advice and an acceptable salary level

Student membership offers you employment security. Tekna will answer any questions you may have about recruitment issues and your terms and conditions of employment. Should you have any questions about your summer job, internship or employment after you graduate, please contact us. We can also advise you on any other private legal concerns you may have involving your rental lease agreement, cohabitation agreement, etc.

Tekna publishes annual salary statistics and recommendations regarding entry level salaries. We can also answer any questions you might have about what represents a reasonable salary level for summer jobs and internships.

Professional development and networking

Belonging to professional networks is important for advancing your professional development and career plans. As a Tekna member, you have access to a wide range of courses and conferences within several areas of science and technology. As a student member, you are eligible to take part in these courses and conferences either free of charge or at a heavily discounted rate.


As a student member your membership benefits include two insurance coverages:

A Disability Insurance with coverage of 480 000 kroner (on condition that you are a member of the Norwegian National Health Insurance Scheme and not older than 33 years)

  • Combination product:
    • PC, tablet or mobile phone theft insurance with coverage of up to NOK 20,000
    • Cracked mobile screen
  • Household contents insurance with coverage of up to NOK 150,000, including bicycle theft (limited to personal property in Norway)

Gjensidige offers discounted membership rates on all their standard banking and insurance products. For further information go to

Students studying abroad are eligible for a very favorably priced insurance package. If you intend to complete your studies outside Norway, we recommend that you sign up for dual Tekna/ANSA membership (The Association of Norwegian Students Abroad).


Members receive a free subscription to Teknisk Ukeblad (Technical Weekly Review) and Tekna members’ magazine Tekna Magasinet.

Membership fee

Student membership costs NOK 150 per semester. Please contact us at kontingent@ or at +47 22 94 75 00 if you have any questions about the membership fee. If you have chosen the travel insurance option, an additional addual fee of NOK 300 will be added to your membership fee.

Modified date: Monday, August 27, 2018