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Documentation requirements MFamily

Having checked your eligibility, you now have to apply and upload the required documentation within deadline.

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Important information before you apply

Only upload official documentation.

Only submit what is required. Other documentation will not be taken into consideration and only delays the admission process.

There must only be one file uploaded for each type of document. For example, transcript of records; all pages have to be uploaded together as one PDF file.

Scanned documents must be clear and legible. Revers pages with official signatures and stamps must also be uploaded. Photos, bad quality copies and unreadable documents will not be considered. 

You can see the documents you have uploaded in ‘My Documents’ in the application portal Søknadsweb. If you have applied previously, you do not need to upload the same documents again.

Documentation requirements

Please name the documentation as follows before uploading the files:

Document typeFile nameHow to submit
1. CVCVUpdated document must be uploaded as one PDF file.
2. Transcript of recordsTOR-BC (Bachelor's)
TOR-MA (Master's)
Upload the transcript of records from all your higher education. If the documentation is not English, it must be officially translated. Both translations and originals must be uploaded in the same PDF file. 
3. Diploma(s)DIP-BC (Bachelor's) 
DIP-MA (Master's)
Upload the final diploma from your higher education. If the document is not in English, it must be officially translated. Both translations and originals must be uploaded in the same PDF file.
4. English language requirementsENGUpload the official score report as PDF file.
5. Final diploma from higher secondary educationSEC-country
(Ex: SEC-Nigeria)
Upload final diploma from your higher secondary school. This document does not need to be translated. 
6. Passport copy/ Documentation of change of name (If applicable)PASSUpload only the page with photograph and name of your passport. The passport must be valid at the time of applying.

In case you have changed your name, please provide documentation of this in the same PDF file. If the document is not in Norwegian, Danish, Swedish or English, it must be officially translated. Both translations and originals must be uploaded in the same PDF file. 
7. Motivation letterMOTMotivation letter must be less than 600 words.
8. Proof of current residenceRESDocument your current address by uploading a residence certificate from e.g. your place of work, study place or training place. Cannot be older than 6 months. 
9. Recommendation lettersRECUpload two recommendation letters in the same PDF file. Description of period and duties are mandatory as well as contact information of the referee. 
10. Documentation of research experience (if applicable)EXPIf the document is not in Norwegian, Danish, Swedish or English, it must be officially translated. A copy in the original language must also be provided.

Late submission of documents

Who can submit late documents?

Scholarship-seekers cannot submit any late documentation. If scholarship-seekers cannot submit all required documentation within the deadline, the application will be rejected.
Self-financing applicants can submit the following doumentation until 1 June:


Final diploma and transcripts


If you finish your Bachelor’s degree after the deadline and are not able to submit your final diploma and transcripts within the deadline, you may deliver these documents later. This requires that you submit all other required documentation within the deadline. You need to upload an official document stating the expected date of graduation issued by your university, a document showing the subjects you will take during the last semester, and an interim transcript which includes all the courses you have taken until the day of applying.

English test results

If you are not able to submit your test results within the deadline, you need to upload the receipt of your test registration within the deadline. This requires that you submit all other required documentation within the deadline. As soon as you receive the test results you need to send it to admissions@uis.no.

Privacy Statement

The Educational, Audiovisial and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) updated its 'provisions for the processing of personal data' in the contect of the 'Erasmus Mundus Programme' and 'Erasmus+ Programme'. 

Candidates/Applicants should be informed that if they are selected (proposed for a scholarship/fellowship, put on the reserve list or enrolled on a self-paying basis) their data may be used for the purposes of evaluating the programmes, efficiently manage the projects, and producing statistics. Data could be made available to the EACEA, the European Commission, the European External Action Service staff, as well as to other stakeholders of the Erasmus+ programme, such as Erasmus+ National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices and the Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association.

Important Notes

Submission of fraudulent documents is illegal, and will be reported to the appropriate authorities.

By applying to the University of Stavanger you agree to allow the University of Stavanger to verify the authenticity of your documentation. The University of Stavanger maintains the right to contact governments, agencies, institutions and associations in order to verify your documentation.