Application guide for exchange students

If your home institution has an agreement with the UiS, you are welcome to apply as an exchange student. Without a bilateral agreement in place, we can not accept your application.

If you are unsure whether your university has an agreement with UiS, please check with your home coordinator or email us at
1. Nomination Letter sent by email from your home institution to
2.  Online Registration Form
You will receive the link to the online form by email after we have received your nomination. For students applying for the spring semester only, you will receive this link in September/October.
3. Transcript of Records/Diploma from all university education (both bachelor’s and if applicable, master’s level) in English or in a Scandinavian language. The transcript/diploma must contain a description of the grading system. We can only accept official copies.
4. Copy of your passport or ID card
The required documentation must be sent in PDF or JPEG format to Write EXCHANGE followed by your name in the subject field. Example: EXCHANGE John Smith.'
Please note that it is not possible to apply for accommodation now. You will be informed of application procedures after you have been admitted.
If you are interested in applying for the spring semester only, you will need to apply in September.
All practice placement students must document a negative tuberculosis test and MRSA test before arrival.
1 May for studies commencing in the autumn semester (August - December)
(1 April for students of Nursing and Social Work)
(1 March for Music and Dance)

1 November for studies commencing in the spring semester (January - June)
(1 October for students of Nursing and Social Work)
(1 October for Music and Dance)
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.