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Check out the country list to find specific admission requirements for the country where you have taken your education. If you cannot find your country on the country list, please follow the ordinary documentation requirement as specified on www.uis.no/documentation.

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What is a grade average comparable to a Norwegian C?

Admission to master's programmes at UiS requires a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C (according to ECTS Standards) in your bachelor's degree. A Norwegian C is described as a good grade, generally comparable to an American B, a Second Class Upper in the British system. All international applicants with foreign education will be individually evaluated during the admission process.

The minimum grade requirements specified below are now approved for the academic year 2021/2022.

Postal address
Postal address:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret) University of Stavanger P.O. Box 8600 FORUS N-4036 Stavanger Norway

For the courier service:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret) University of Stavanger Kitty Kiellands hus Rennebergstien 30 4021 Stavanger Norway

Important Notes
For applicants from the previous year:

If your official transcript of records is sent for the intake in August 2021 and if you are reapplying for the intake in August 2022 again, you must inform us your new application number for the intake in August 2022. We will check if your official transcript of records is still kept in the Admission Office.

Africa

Academic requirement: Diplôme du Baccalauréat d’enseignement secondaire/Shahada al-Bakaloria al ta’lim al thanawi + 4 years university education OR

Diplôme du Baccalauréat de technicien/Shahada al Bakaloria al teqani + 4 years university education

Provisional certificates are not accepted.

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Diplôme de Bachelier de l' Enseignement Moyen Général (1984-1991) + 3 years university education OR

Diplôme de Bachellier de l' Enseignement de Second Degré (1991-) + 3 years university education OR

Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirements: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Cameroon GCE Ordinary Level Examinations + Cameroon GCE Advanced Level Examinations + 3 years university education

If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

Minimum grade requirement: 3,0 of 4,0 or higher

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in the English-speaking part of Cameroon fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire Général + 3 years university education OR

Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire Technique + 3 years university education OR

Brevet de Technicien l’Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years university education

If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

Minimum grade requirement: 14 of 20 or higher

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Thanaweya A'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: 65% or higher

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate (ESEC) with passes in at least 5 subjects including mathematic and English + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Qualification Certificate (EHEEQC) + 4 years university education OR

University Entrance Examination Certificate (UEEC) + 4 years university education OR

Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate (ESLC) + 4 years university education

If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a temporary certificate of graduation. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept a temporary certificate of graduation older than 5 years.

Minimum grade requirement: 80% or higher

English test required? Yes, but applicants with a bachelor's degree taught in English in Ethiopia are exempted and fulfill the English language requirements. This must be documented in the transcript or an official letter from the institution.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: West African Senior School Certificate (from 2006) + 4 years university education OR

West African Examinations Council GCE, Ordinary level/ School Certificate + 4 years university education OR

West African Examinations Council GCE, Ordinary level/ School Certificate + Advanced level with 3 A levels + 3 years university education

If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

Minimum grade requirement: Second class upper division or higher

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in Ghana fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in Kenya fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from the English language test.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 4 years university education OR

Baccalauréat d’Enseignement Technologique et Professionnel + 4 years university education

Provisional certificates are not accepted.

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Senior School Certificate (issued by WAEC or NECO) + 4 years university education OR

West African Examinations Council School Certificate GCE O-level + 4 years university education OR

West African Examinations Council Higher School Certificate GCE A-level + 3 years university education

Please note that National Diploma and Higher National Diploma are not regarded as university education, unless incorporated into a bachelor's degree.

If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

Minimum grade requirement: Second class upper division or higher

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in Nigeria fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: From 2008: National Senior Certificate + 3 years university education

Before 2008: Senior Certificate with matriculation endorsement + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in South Africa fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Academic requirement: Sudan School Certificate / Secondary School Certificate + 4 years university education OR

Higher Secondary School Certificate + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Certificate of Secondary Education and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) with 3 Principal Pass Levels. English and Mathematics must be passed at CSE or ACSE. In addition, you need 3 years university education.

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in Tanzania fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in Uganda fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level (from 2000) / General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary level (until 1999) + Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level (from 2003) / General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced level in at least 3 subjects with pass. English and Mathematics must be passed at Ordinary or Advanced level. In addition, you need 3 years university education.

English test required? Applicants who completed upper secondary education in Zimbabwe fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

America

Academic requirement: From 1996: Certificado de Ensino Médio + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: High School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed at least one-year studies at high school or university in Canada fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests. The place of instruction must have been in one of these countries and the language of instruction must have been English.

Academic requirement: Bachillerato/Diploma de Bachiller + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Bachillerato + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Certificado de Bachillerato + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: High School Graduation Diploma + 4 years university education OR

High School Graduation Diploma and 3 Advanced Placement Exams with at least grade 3 + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: 3,0 of 4,0 or higher

English test required? Applicants who completed at least one-year studies at high school or university in USA fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests. The place of instruction must have been in one of these countries and the language of instruction must have been English.

Additional documentation requirement: E-transcript must be sent directly to the Admission Office (admissions@uis.no) within 1 March. 

If your institution does not use e-transcript, official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: From 2009: Título de Educación Media General + 4 years university education OR

Título de Educación Media Técnica + 4 years university education OR

Before 2009: Bachillerato (Bachiller en….) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Asia

Academic requirement: Baccalauria (Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Orta Tahsil Haqqinda Attestat + 4 years university education OR

Diplom + 4 years university education OR

Svidetelstvo o Srednem Obrazovanii + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Higher Secondary Certificate + 4 years university education

Applications without a final bachelor's certificate/diploma will not be considered. Provisional certificates, character certificates or other temporary certificates are not accepted. 

If you have completed your degree in 2020 and not received your final certificate/diploma, we can accept your provisional certificate. In such case, you must upload an official letter from your institution stating the convocation date within 10 January. However, please note that your application will not be processed until you deliver your bachelor's certificate/diploma.

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Official copy of transcript of records must be sent directly by the degree-issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Senior High School Graduation Certificate + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: 75% or higher

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Verification reports for your degree certificate and transcript of records from CHESICC have to be uploaded. Please make sure that the reports include the "online verification code"CDGDC no longer provides verification reports of transcript of records or diploma in English, but if you already have verification reports for your degree and transcript of records issued before 1 July 2018 from CDGDC, you can use these reports instead of ordering new reports from CHESICC. Please make sure that the CDGDC reports include the "file number".

These reports must be scanned and uploaded in SøknadsWeb by the applicant within 10 January. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: From 2012: Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) + 4 years university education OR

Before 2012: Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes, but applicants who have passed an A-Level examination in English before 2012 are exempted and fulfill the English language requirements.

Academic requirement: All India Senior School Certificate (Standard 12) issued by CBSE + 4 years university education OR

Indian School Certificate (ISC Standard 12) issued by CISCE + 4 years university education OR

Higher Secondary Certificate issued by State Secondary School Boards + 4 years university education OR

Pre-University Examination Certificate + 4 years university education OR

Intermediate Examination Certificate + 4 years university education

Applications without a final bachelor's diploma will not be considered. Provisional certificates, character certificates or other temporary certificates are not accepted. 

If you have completed your degree in 2020 and not received your diploma, we can accept your provisional certificate. In such case, you must upload an official letter from your institution stating the convocation date within 10 January. However, please note that your application will not be processed until you deliver your bachelor's diploma.

Minimum grade requirement: 3,0 of 4,0 or higher/ 65% or higher

Please make sure to upload information regarding your university's grading system.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the degree-issuing institution to the Admission Office. Documents issued by affiliated colleges will not be considered.

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: From 2004: Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas (Ijazah SMA)/ Madrasah Aliyah + 4 years university education OR

1997–2003: Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum (SMU) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: From 1992: 3-year High School Diploma/Secondary School Diploma + Pre-University Diploma + 4 years university education

Provisional certificates are not accepted.

Minimum grade requirement: 14 of 20 or higher

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Both your diploma and transcript of records from higher education have to be translated by an authorized translator and translations must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Teheran. Please note that the original language version must always accompany the translation.

If you have completed your secondary education between 1992 and 2019, Pre-University Diploma also has to be uploaded. However this document does not have to be translated.

These documents must be scanned and uploaded in SøknadsWeb by the applicant within 10 January. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Secondary School Certificate (Baccalauréat examination) / Certificate (Baccalauréat examination) / Preparatory Baccalauréat / Sixth Form Baccalauréat (Adadiyah) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Svidetelstvo o Srednem Obrazovanii + 4 years university education OR

Orta Bilim Turaly Attestat + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Baccalauréat Libanais Général + 4 years university education OR

Baccalauréat Libanais II + 4 years university education OR

Baccalauréat Technique + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Form Six + passed admissions test for University of Macau + 3 years university education OR

Form Six or comparable and passed examination in 3 A-levels (Hong Kong or GCE A-levels) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes, but applicants who have passed an A-Level examination in English are exempted and fulfill the English language requirements.

Academic requirement: Sijil Pelaiaran Malaysia (SPM) and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) in 4 subjects + 3 years university education OR

Sijil Pelaiaran Malaysia (SPM) and Matriculation Certificate (Matrikulasi) with minimum PNGK 2 / CGPA 2 /Grade C + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: From 2016: Бурэн дунд боловсролын унэмлэх (Buren Dund bolovsrolyn ünemlech) + 4 years university education OR

Before 2016 Dund bolovsrolyn ünemlech + 5 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Higher Secondary Certificate + 4 year university education

Applications without a final Bachelor's diploma will not be considered. Provisional certificates, character certificates or other temporary certificates are not accepted. 

If you have completed your degree in 2020 and not received your diploma, we can accept your provisional certificate. In such case, you must upload an official letter from your institution stating the convocation date within 10 January. However, please note that your application will not be processed until you deliver your bachelor's diploma.

Minimum grade requirement: 65% or higher

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the degree-issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) + 4 years university education OR

Intermediate Examination Certificate + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: 65% or higher

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Scanned diploma and transcript must be certified by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

These documents must be scanned and uploaded in SøknadsWeb by the applicant within 10 January. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: High School Diploma + 5 years university education

Applications without a final Bachelor's diploma will not be considered. Provisional certificates, character certificates or other temporary certificates are not accepted. 

If you have completed your degree in 2020 and not received your diploma, you must upload an official letter from your institution stating the convocation date.

Minimum grade requirement: 75% or higher/ 2,00 or better

English test required? Yes, but applicants with a bachelor's degree taught in English in Philippines are exempted. This must be documented in the transcript or an official letter from the institution.

Additional documentation requirement: Official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office:

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)

University of Stavanger

P.O. Box 8600 FORUS

N-4036 Stavanger

Norway

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript in SøknadsWeb. However, only applications with transcripts that are delivered directly to the Admission Office within 1 March will be considered. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: From 2008: Singapore-Cambridge GCE (Advanced level) examination with 2 subjects at H2-level + 3 years university education OR

Before 2008: Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-level examination with 3 GCE A-levels 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? No

Academic requirement: High School Diploma + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: From 2000: General Certificate of Education Advanced level (GCE A-Level) with 3 subjects on A-level with grade S/Ordinary Pass and 6 subjects at O-Level + 3 years university education OR

Until 1999: General Certificate of Education Advanced level (GCE A-Level) with 4 subjects on A-level with grade Pass and in addition 6 subjects at O-level + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Al Shahada Al Thanawiya/Baccalauréat (General Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Maw 6 + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Lise Diplomasi + 4 years university education (Preparatory Year not included)

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education) + 4 years university education OR

Attestat o srednem obrazovanii + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thong OR

Bang Tu Tai Pho Thong Trung Hoc OR

Bang Thot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc OR

Giay Chung Nhan Thot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc OR

Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Hoc Chuyen Ngieph OR

Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Cấp Chuyên Nghiệp.

In addition to any of the above-mentioned high school graduation certificates, you need 4 years university education.

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Europe

Academic requirement: Dëftëse Pjekurie + 3 years university education OR

Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Reifeprüfung + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English in Reifeprüfung, Matura or Reifeprüfungszeugnis.

Academic requirement: Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs + 3 years university education OR

Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs + 3 years university education OR

Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English in ASO (Algemeen Secundair Onderwijs) or Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur.

Academic requirement: Diploma za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie/DZSO + 3 years university education OR

Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie + 3 years university education OR

1994-2002: Svidetelstvo za zrelost + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English as the first foreing langauge in Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Диплома за средно образование).

Academic requirement: From 2014: Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus OR Lõputunnistus kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta, both in combination with Riigieksamitunnistus + 3 years university education

1997–2013: Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus OR Lõputunnistus kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta, both in combination with Riigieksamitunnistus + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? From 2014: English is met by English B1 or B2 at Löputunnistus or Riigieksamitunnistus. 1997-2013: State exam in English at Riigieksammitunnistus passed with at least 51 points also meets the English requirement.

Academic requirement: Diplôme de Baccalauréat Général, Diplôme de Baccalauréat Technologique + 3 years university education OR

Diplôme de Baccalauréat Professionnel + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English in the secondary school leaving certificate (baccalauréat).

Academic requirement: Abitur / Allgemeine Hochschulreife + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English in Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur).

Academic requirement: Apolytirio Geniko Lykeio /ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΓΕΝΙΚΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ (after 2007) + 3 years university education OR

Apolytirio Epaggelmatikou Lykeiou / ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΠΑΓΓΕΛΜΑΤΙΚΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ + 3 years university education OR

Apolytírio Enaíou Lykeio/ ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΝΙΑΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ (after 2000) + 3 years university education OR

Lykeio Apolytirion (before 2000) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education OR

Szakkozepiskola Erettsegi Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education OR

Szakkozepiskola Erettsegi-Kepesito Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education OR

Technikuskepesito Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met if you have finished secondary school after 2005 and have English specialization; emelt szintű érettségi vizsga.

Academic requirement: Leaving Certificate, examination in at least 6 subjects where at least 2 are on Higher Level + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed at least one-year studies at high school or university in Ireland fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests.

Academic requirement: Diploma dell' esame di Stato conclusivo dei corsi di istruzione secondaria superiore + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: After 2000: Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību OR Diploms par profesionālo vidējo izglītību + 3 years university education

Before 2000: Atestāts par vidējo izglītību OR Diploms par vidējo arodizglītību (Iegustot vispārējo vidējo izglītību) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? State exam in English with at least B1 level at Vispārējās vidējās izglītības sertifikāts.

Academic requirement: Brandos Atestatas + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English at A-level in Brandos atestatas.

Academic requirement: Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) + 3 years university education OR

Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) + 1 year Hoger Beroeps Onderwijs (HBO) + 3 years university education OR

Middelbaar beroepsonderwijs, level 4 (MBO 4) +1 year Hoger Beroeps Onderwijs (HBO) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English in HAVO or VWO.

Academic requirement: After 2005: Świadectwo Dojrzałości and Swiadectwo Ukonczenia from: Liceum Ogolnoksztalcacego OR Liceum OR Liceum Profilowanego OR Technikum OR Liceum Uzupelniajacego OR Technikum Uzupelniajacego OR Liceum Plastycznego OR Szkoły Baletowej OR Szkoły Muzycznej II stopnia + 3 years university education

Before 2005: Świadectwo Dojrzałości from: Liceum Ogólnokształcącego OR Liceum OR Liceum Technicznego OR Liceum Zawodowego OR Technikum OR Sredniego Studium Zawodowego OR Liceum Muzycznego OR Liceum Sztuk Plastycznych OR Szkoly Baletowej + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met if you have finished secondary school after 2005 have English specialization; poziom rozszerzony.

Academic requirement: From 2007: Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação + 3 years university education OR

Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação + 3 years university education

Before 2007: Diploma de 12 Ano de Escolaridade + 3 years university education OR

Certificado de Fim de Estudos Secundários + 3 years university education OR

Diploma de Ensino Secundário + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Academic requirement: Diploma de Bacalaureat + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met if you have completed English exam with at least B1 level in all five parts of the exam.

Academic requirement: Attestat o srednem polnom obshchem obrazovanii / Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании (valid with: Prilozhenie k attestatu o srednem obrazovanii, tabel itogovyh otsenok / Приложение к аттестату о среднем образовании, табель итоговых оценок) + 4 years university education OR

Attestat o srednem obrazovanii / Аттестат о среднем образовании + 4 years university education OR

Diplom o srednem profesionalnom obrazovanii / Диплом о среднем профессиональном образовании + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: 4,0 of 5,0 or higher (Khorosho (Good) or higher)

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Bachelor's diploma issued in 2011 and later must be apostilled under the current rules set by Rosobrnadzor. Please read more on Rosobrnadzor's website.

These documents must be scanned and uploaded in SøknadsWeb by the applicant within 10 January. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Academic requirement: Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej skuske (Maturita) + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? After 2005: The English language requirement is met by English in Vysvédcenie o maturitnej skúske.

Academic requirement: From 2009: Spricevalo o splosni maturi + 3 years university education OR

Maturitetno Spricevalo + 3 years university education OR

Spricevalo o Zakljucnem Ispitu + 3 years university education OR

Diplomo (only 4 years programme) + 3 years university education OR

Spricevalo o poklicni maturi + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English as first foreign language in Spricevalo o splošni maturi or Spricevalo o poklicni maturi.

Academic requirement: Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) + Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) + 3 years university education OR

Título de Bachiller + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: If you have already graduated but have not received your final diploma yet, a proof of the payment of the diploma-issuing fee needs to be uploaded within 1 March.

Academic requirement: Maturitätzeugnis; Certificat de Maturité; Baccalauréat; Attestato Di Maturità + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? The English language requirement is met by English in: Maturitätszeugnis/ Certificat de Maturité/ Baccalauréat/ Attestato di Maturità.

Academic requirement: General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) + General Certificate of Education (GCE) with at least 3 A Levels + 3 years university education OR

General Certificate of Education (GCE), Ordinary Level + General Certificate of Education (GCE) with at least 3 A Levels + 3 years university education OR

Cambridge Pre-U Diploma with 3 Principal subjects + 3 years university education OR

a combination of A Levels and Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects in 3 different subjects + 3 years university education OR

Scottish Qualifications Certificate with at least 5 Highers / Advanced Highers passed + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed at least one-year studies at high school or university in UK fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests. The place of instruction must have been in one of these countries and the language of instruction must have been English.

Academic requirement: Atestat pro Povnu Zagalnu Srednju Osvitu/Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту + 4 years university education OR

Diplom molodsjogo spetsialista/Диплом молодшого спеціаліста + 4 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Yes

Additional documentation requirement: Higher education documents issued in Ukraine must be apostilled under the current rules set by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

These documents must be scanned and uploaded in SøknadsWeb by the applicant within 10 January. This deadline applies only for those who applied for international admission. Applicants who applied for local admission should refer to the information available on LINK.

Oceania

Academic requirement: High School Certificate + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed at least one-year studies at high school or university in Australia fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests. The place of instruction must have been in one of these countries and the language of instruction must have been English.

Academic requirement: High School Certificate + 3 years university education

Minimum grade requirement: You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in your bachelor's degree.

English test required? Applicants who completed at least one-year studies at high school or university in New Zealand fulfill the English language requirements and are exempted from English language tests. The place of instruction must have been in one of these countries and the language of instruction must have been English.