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Admission requirements for the Norwegian Language and Culture programme

In this section, you will find the admission requirements for this programme:

  • Academic requirements
  • English language requirement
  • Documentation requirements

Study permit (visa)

Admission to the Norwegian Language and Culture programme does not make a student eligible for a Norwegian study permit (visa). Therefore, applicants who are not from EU/EEA countries are required to document a valid residence permit which covers the entire academic year (1 August-30 June) or attestation explaining visa status.

The following applicants will be prioritised in accordance with UU Sak 19/13 approved by the Education Committee on 15 May 2013:

  1. Applicants residing in Norway without any higher education beyond basic academic requirements mentioned in the GSU-list.
  2. Applicants residing in Norway without academic education equivalent to a Master's degree in Norway.
  3. Applicants from countries exempted from visa requirements without higher education beyond basic academic requirements mentioned in the GSU-list.
  4. Applicants residing in Norway with higher education equivalent to a Master's degree in Norway.
  5. Applicants from countries exempted from visa requirements with higher academic education.