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Courses offered to inbound exchange students

The University of Stavanger offers a broad range of single courses for exchange students.

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Choosing courses

You may choose courses across faculties if not otherwise written. To be able to sign up for a course, you need to fulfil the prerequisites for each course. The timetable for the autumn semester will be available mid-June and mid-December for the spring semester. Please note that there is a higher chance of collisions in time schedules and exams if you choose courses from different Faculties. A full course load equal to 30 ECTS. Bachelor level students are not able to take masters level courses.

Faculty of Arts and Education

The Faculty of Arts and Education offers inbound exchange students courses in educational sciences and the humanities.

Spring 2023

This program is partly a set package. EIS110 and EIS120 is obligatory. We do recommend that you do not combine this program with other courses due to overlap in time schedule and the exam.

*It is only possible to take either EIS150 or EIS155.

Read here for more information about the program.

Special admission regulations.

Spring 2023

This program is a set package and it is not possible to take courses across other programs.

Read here for more information about the program.

Special admission regulations.

Spring 2023

Read here for more information about the program.

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Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

*Prerequisite courses are required. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Spring 2023

Master level

*Prerequisite courses are required. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

If you are a Scandinavian student or studying Nordic languages, you may also apply for Norwegian-taught courses in this field.

Autumn 2022

Spring 2023

*Prerequisite courses are required. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

All courses presupposes a solid command of written and spoken English.

Students must hold an undergraduate major / specialisation in English-language literature or literary studies, English philology or history.

Autumn 2022

Spring 2023

*Prerequisite courses are required. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Students must be part of Master programme in Teaching or Master programme in Education at Universities where Faculty of Arts and Education at the University of Stavanger have established an exchange agreement.

Autumn semester only

MGLINT MA thesis in Mathematics Education for international students 60 ECTS

Autumn 2022

Master level

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences gives inbound exchange students from partner institutions the opportunity to take subjects / practice placements in the field of health sciences.

Autumn and Spring semester (every year)

No courses are currently offered on this program.

Autumn and Spring semester (every year)

BPU500 Practical placement 5 – clinical paramedic 15 ECTS

Autumn 2022

Master level

MRP210 Work-related use of alcohol 10 ECTS

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Faculty of Performing Arts

Faculty of Performing Arts offer exchange programs for Bachelor and Master in Music performance, jazz and classical music, Bachelor in Dance performance and One year extension studies ("post-bachelor") in Music Production and Recording.

Autumn 2022

Spring 2023

Autumn 2022

Spring 2023

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Faculty of Science and Technology

The Faculty of Science and Technology offers a lot of courses within different fields of study.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

*** Admission to subjects with laboratory exercises depends on laboratory capacity.The list is subject to changes.

Please note changes might occur.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

All courses  requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the subject field, computer science ( DAT courses), or Electrical engineering ( ELE courses)  

* Prerequisite course(s) required.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Spring 2023

Bachelor level 

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Please note changes might occur.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

A Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or Petroleum Geology is required in order to be admitted to these subjects. Some subjects require additional prerequisites. 

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

***
Admission to subjects with laboratory exercises and/or field excursions depends on laboratory and/or field capacity.The list is subject to changes.

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

Master level

A Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or Petroleum Geology is required in order to be admitted to these subjects. Some subjects require additional prerequisites. 

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

***
Admission to subjects with laboratory exercises and/or field excursions depends on laboratory and/or field capacity.The list is subject to changes.

Autumn 2022

Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering

Bachelor level

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

***
Admission to subjects with laboratory exercises and/or field excursions depends on laboratory and/or field capacity.

The list is subject to changes.

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

***
Admission to subjects with laboratory exercises and/or field excursions depends on laboratory and/or field capacity.

The list is subject to changes.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

*** Admission to subjects with laboratory exercises depends on laboratory capacity.

The list is subject to changes.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

Admission requirements: BSc in Engineering or equivalent.

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

This list is subject to changes.

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

Master level

Admission requirements: BSc in Engineering or equivalent.

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission.

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

This list is subject to changes.

Autumn 2022

Master level

BYG courses require a completed bachelor degree in Civil Engineering.

IND courses require a completed bachelor degree in any engineering field.

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Spring 2023

Bachelor level

  • BYG125 Water and Wastewater 10 ECTS** (some components are taught in Norwegian but special arrangements are made for exchange students taking this course)

Master level

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

*** Subject to availability of tutors.


Please note changes might occur.

This programme is open for: Students coming from an ECIU partner university

Study level: 3rd year Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

Study load: 30 ECTS

Prerequisites: Mathematics Core subjects and Construction Mechanics

Instruction language: English

Places available: 4 places per institution

Semester: Autumn Semester

Course Descriptions on ECIU's pages



The ECIU Twin Programme offers you

  • A fixed set of pre-approved courses of 30 ECTS
  • Fully recognized Credits
  • Fits in curriculum set of courses at your home institution
  • Pre-established enrolment requirements
  • All courses are in English
  • Suitable for groups of students (four students per partner per academic year)
  • ECIU Certificate after successfully passing the full course load
  • An excellent study experience at a well-known and like-minded partner institution

Read about student testimonials here

Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences gives exchange students from partner institutions the opportunity to take subjects in the field of social sciences.

The modules listed below are taught in English and are open to English speaking students from partner universities. Students who speak a Scandinavian language, may also apply to the courses in the bachelor programmes in Hotel and Tourism Management that are in Norwegian.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

Spring 2023

Master

*Prerequisite knowledge required

**Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

Spring 2023

No course offer

For English and Scandinavian speaking students we offer field education placement for both social work, social pedagogy and child welfare students. Depending on the need of the sending institution's program we can offer field placement comprising of 20 or 30 ECTS, in both semesters.

For more information please contact Heidi Lie Eriksen 

Intership every spring and autumn semester

Bachelor level

UiS Business School

UiS Business school offers inbound exchange students courses in finances, economics and administration.

Autumn 2022

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Spring 2023

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Autumn 2022

(MSB courses are from the Master of Science in Business Administration. MFJ courses are from the Master of Business Law)

* Prerequisite course(s) required for admission. 

** Previous knowledge recommended. Please read the course description.

Spring 2023

(MRR courses is from the Master in Accounting and Auditing. MSB courses are from the Master of Science in Business Administration)

Courses open for all inbound exchange students

If you wish to take an extra course outside of your study field at UiS, you may choose from any of the following courses.

Autumn 2022

Bachelor level

Master level

Spring 2023

No course offer