Tuition Fees Admission Autumn 2023

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Tuition fees

In December 2022 the Norwegian Government decided to introduce tuition fees for international students coming from outside of EU/EEA and Switzerland from the academic year 2023/2024. This means that those who plan to start their study in August 2023 will be required to pay tuition fee for their studies (on the condition that the required amendment to the Norwegian Universities Act will be adopted by the Storting, the Norwegian parliament, in May 2023).

The price per academic year (two semesters) for each programme is available at Tuition fees for the academic year 2023/2024 | University of Stavanger ( .

The tuition fee comes on top of the 128 887 NOK (subject to change) which is required by the immigration authorities as a proof of your financial ability to cover your living expenses in Norway. Visa and Study Permit | University of Stavanger (


Some students may be eligible for exemption from the tuition fees. For more information, see Exemptions from paying tuition fees | University of Stavanger ( If you are eligible for exemption, you must provide extra documentation either from Lånekassen, which shows your eligibility for loan and scholarship, or a decision letter from UDI stating your residential status in Norway. Please note that this study loan/scholarship is available only for those who meet the criteria stated on Lånekassen website. For more information regarding application process for Lånekassen study loan/scholarship, please contact Lånekassen.

If you are eligible for exemption, you must provide the relevant document within 1 June, via the link which will be available in April on Exemptions from paying tuition fees | University of Stavanger (  

Students who receive an offer of admission are required to pay one semester’s fee (30 ECTS) in advance. More information regarding the tuition fee payment will be sent together with a letter of admission.

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