Norwegian Language Requirements
All applicants applying for a Bachelor programme at Department of Music and Dance must document sufficient knowledge of Norwegian. Applicants with qualifications from a country outside the Nordic region, must document Norwegian language proficiency by passing one of the following:
• the examination from Læreplan i norsk som andrespråk (Norwegian upper secondary school exam in Norwegian as a second language)
• level 3 examination in Norwegian for foreign students at Norwegian universities
• the examination from the 1- year university college course in Norwegian language and culture for foreign students
• Norwegian language test, advanced level (referred to as ”Bergenstesten”) with a score of at least 450.
Applicants from the Scandinavien countries with qualifications granting general admission to higher
education in their home country, and who have studied their native language at the most advanced
level at upper secondary school are not required to take a Norwegian language proficiency test.
Application deadline for international applicants:
All international applicants need to apply by using our
All application documents must be uploaded in the application web within February 1st, also sheet music if you are coming for live auditions in week 10.
The specification form must also be submitted within the deadline for uploading.
If you do not find the information you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us
Questions regarding practical aspects - such as accomodation, arrival, visa procedure, expenses, scholarships - of your future studies in Stavanger: you will find more information on the website to the International Office at the University.
See Practical information
The Bachelor Programmes at the Department of Music and Dance are only available for Norwegians, and for applicants from the Nordic countries who have good knowledge of a Scandinavian language. See Norwegian Language Requirements. If you know the Norwegian language please read more about the Bachelor Programmes on our Norwegian website www.uis.no/imd
You will find detailed information about being an international student at the University of Stavanger in our International Student Guide.