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Norwegian courses for foreigners with higher education

We offer Norwegian language courses for adults with a background of higher education. Our courses are intensive and have a fast progression. Spring courses will be open for registration in mid October, starting end of January. Fall courses will be open for registration in mid april, starting end of August.

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Level

A1 - A2 - B1 - B2

Teaching method

Class room

Next course

Autumn 2021

Deadline

08.08.2021

Course fee

NOK 8.000,- per course

It is important to get quickly started, because speaking and understanding Norwegian is crucial for participating in society "»

Prime minister , Erna Solberg

A1 Norwegian course for foreigners with higher education

The course aims to improve your skills in writing, listening, speaking and reading Norwegian. The course also gives an aspect of the Norwegian culture. The teaching methods are communicative and require active participation. Some homework will be expected. The syllabus follows the standardized objectives of the European Framework of language level A1.

International Students. Photo by Mimi Thian

Duration

Tuesdays and Thursdays 16:30 - 19:00 

Starting date: 31.08.2021, last day of teaching: 09.12.2021

In total 85 hours of teaching. All classes are held at campus, University of Stavanger.

The course will be held in class rooms. However, if the authorities change the regulations connected to the Corona situation, online education might be used instead.

Please read all the information below.

No teaching in week numbers 41.

You will receive all practical information closer to starting date.​ 

Registration

Closing date for registration: 08.08.2021

An enrollment of 15 participants is needed to run the course.

Course fee

NOK 8.000,- + teaching material

Books: Has not been clarified.

You can buy the books in the bookstore at campus.

Please note that

Registration is binding. If you do not want to participate, cancellation is equal to the registration deadline!

The invoice will be sent to you at the same time as starting date for the course.

Cancellation later than last day of registration will result in 25 % of the course fee.

Cancellation after the course has started, or total absence, results in 100 % of the course fee.

Paid course fee will not be refunded.



International students at UiS can also apply for this course, but be aware that there is a course fee!

Prerequisites

A background of higher education and a legal residency permit in Norway.

Work experience

No knowledge of Norwegian is required for beginners level.

Credits

Non-credit course. An attendance of 85% is required, for a diploma of completed course. Final test in writing, reading, listening and speaking will be held at the end of the course. Date for the test will be announced later. A diploma is provided after the course for each participant.

Learning outcomes

After completing level 1, students should be able to:

• understand clearly spoken Norwegian on subjects relating to everyday life

• talk about known subjects with a limited vocabulary

• pronounce Norwegian in a way that does not interfere with communication

• read textbooks and similar texts on subjects relating to everyday life

• know the basic rules of Norwegian grammar

University of Stavanger is an approved provider of Norwegian courses from Kompetanse Norge, and has since 2017.

We would like to emphasize that these language courses do not qualify to further studies at universities in Norway!

Please click here to apply for the Norwegian course - level A1

Please note that changes may occur.

A2 Norwegian course for foreigners with higher education

The course aims to improve your skills in writing, listening, speaking and reading Norwegian. The course also gives an aspect of the Norwegian culture. The teaching methods are communicative and require active participation. Some homework will be expected. The syllabus follows the standardized objectives of the European Framework of language level A2.

Duration

Tuesdays and Thursdays 16:30 - 19:00

Starting date: 31.08.2021, last day of teaching 09.12.2021.

In total 85 hours of teaching. All classes are held at campus, University of Stavanger.

The course will be held in class rooms. However, if the authorities change the regulations connected to the Corona situation, online education might be used instead.



Please read all the information below



No teaching in week numbers 41.

You will receive all practical information closer to starting date..

Registration

Closing date for registration: 08.08.2021.

An enrollment of 15 participants will be needed to run the course.

Course fee 

NOK 8.000,- + teaching material

Books: Has not been clarified.

You can buy the books in the bookstore at campus. 

Please note that

The registration is binding. If you do not want to participate, cancellation is equal to the registration deadline!

The invoice will be sent to you at the same time as starting date for the course

Cancellation later than last day of registration will result in 25 % of the course fee

Cancellation after the course has started, or total absence, results in 100 % of the course fee

Paid course fee will not be refunded

Prerequisites

A background of higher education and a legal residency permit in Norway 

Work experience

Completed level  A1

Credits

Non-credit course. An attendance of 85% is required, for a diploma of completed course. Final test in writing, reading, listening and speaking will be held at the end of the course. A certificate is provided after completed course.

Learning outcomes

After level 2 students should be able to:

understand oral presentation on everyday life current issues from family and social life

talk about known topics

initiate conversations and express opinions about familiar topics

understand the main ideas of radio and television programs

read textbooks and simple authentic texts

have sufficient command of both oral and written Norwegian which errors that do not interfere with communication

University of Stavanger is an approved provider of Norwegian courses from kompetanse Norge, and has been since 2017.

We would like to emphasize that these language courses do not qualify to further studies at universities in Norway!

Please click here to Apply for the Norwegian course - level A2

Please note that changes may occur.

B1 Norwegian course for foreigners with higher education

The course aims to improve your skills in writing, listening, speaking and reading Norwegian. The course also gives an aspect of the Norwegian culture. The teaching methods are communicative and require active participation. Some homework must be expected. The syllabus follows the standardized objectives of the European Framework of Language level B1.

Internasjonale studenter undervisning

Duration

Tuesdays and Thursdays 16:30 - 19:00

Starting date: 31.08.2021, last day of teaching: 09.12.2021

In total 85 hours of teaching. All classes are held at campus, University of Stavanger.

The course will be held in class rooms. However, if the authorities change the regulations connected to the Corona situation, online education might be used instead

Please read all the information below.

No teaching in week numbers 41.

You will receive all practical information closer to starting date. 

Registration

Closing date for registration: 08.08.2021

An enrollment of 15 participants is needed to run the course.

Course fee

NOK 8.000,- + teaching material

Books: Has not been clarified.

You can buy the books in the bookstore at campus.

Please note that

Registration is binding. If you do not want to participate, cancellation is equal to the registration deadline!

The invoice will be sent to you at the same time as starting date for the course.

Cancellation later than last day of registration will result in 25 % of the course fee.

Cancellation after the course has started, or total absence, results in 100 % of the course fee.

Paid course fee will not be refunded

Prerequisites

A background of higher education and a legal residency permit in Norway. 

Work experience

Completed level A2.

Credits

Non-credit course. An attendance of 85% is required, for a diploma of completed course. Final test in writing, reading, listening and speaking will be held at the end of the course. A certificate is provided after completed course.

Learning outcomes

• Understand the main points in written and oral presentation related to familiar topics.

• Give a presentation, written and orally, about known topics.

• Participate actively in conversations and express thoughts, point of views related to everyday life, work and interests.

• Read and understand the main points in textbooks, simple articles, and newspaper.

• Have sufficient command of both oral and written Norwegian which errors that do not interfere with communication.

University of Stavanger is an approved provider of Norwegian courses from Kompetanse Norge, and has been since 2017.

We would like to emphasize that these language courses do not qualify to further studies at universities in Norway.

Please note that changes may occur.

Please click here to Apply for the Norwegian course - level B1

B2 Norskkurs for utlendinger med høyere utdanning

Kurset tar sikte på å forbedre dine ferdigheter i å skrive, lytte, snakke og lese norsk. Kurset inneholder kunnskap om norsk kultur. Undervisningsmetodene er kommunikative og krever aktiv deltakelse på kurset. Noen lekser må påregnes.

Kvinnelige studenter undervisning studerer

Varighet

Mandag og onsdag 16:30 – 19:00

Starter mandag 30.08.2021. Siste undervisningsdato er 08.12.2021.



Totalt 85 timer med undervisning.

Alle klassene avholdes på campus Ullandhaug, Universitetet i Stavanger.

Kurset blir holdt i klasserom. Imidlertid, hvis myndighetene endrer regelverket knyttet til Corona-situasjonen, kan det midlertidig bli brukt nettbasert undervisning.



The B2 Norwegian course is for students who has completed level B1, and should be able to read Norwegian. Therefore, the information about B2 is in Norwegian.



Vennligst les all informasjon om kurset under her:

Ingen undervisning i uke 41.

Du vil motta all praktisk informasjon nærmere startdato.

Pensum følger de standardiserte målene i det europeiske rammeverket for språknivå B2.

Kurset forbereder deg til Test i norsk. Høyere nivå.

Kurs avgift: NOK 8000,- + undervisningsmateriell

Bok: Har ikke blitt avklart.

Det vil bli mulighet for å få kjøpt den i bokhandelen på campus.



Påmeldingsfrist er: 08.08.2021.

NB: Minimum 15 deltakere for å starte opp kurset.

Vennligst merk at påmeldingen er bindende. Avmeldingsfrist er lik påmeldingsfrist.

Kursavgiften blir fakturert ved kursstart.

Ved avmelding etter at påmeldingsfristen for det enkelte kurs er utløpt, blir du belastet 25% av kursavgiften. Ved avmelding etter kursets oppstart eller ved manglende frammøte, blir hele kursavgiften belastet. Innbetalt kursavgift refunderes ikke.

Opptakskrav

Høyere utdanning, oppholdstillatelse i Norge

Arbeidserfaring

Fullført nivå B1

Studiepoeng

Dette kurset gir ikke studiepoeng.  Det kreves deltagelse på 85% for et vitnemål om fullført kurs.

Skriftlig og muntlig test vil bli avholdt i slutten av kurset. 

Læringsutbytte

På dette nivået kan du forstå komplekse framstillinger, også faglige diskusjoner innenfor eget fagområde og uttrykke deg klart og nyansert i et vidt spekter av emner. Du kan gi uttrykk for synspunkter og argumentere for og imot ulike alternativer, samt delta i samtaler spontant og med stor grad av flyt i språket.

Du kan lese mer om kompetansemål for nivå B2 fra side 20 i læreplan i norsk og samfunnskunnskap for voksne innvandrere,  se her. 

University of Stavanger is an approved provider of Norwegian courses from Kompetanse Norge, and 

has been since 2017.

We would like to emphasize that these language courses do not qualify to further studies at universities in Norway!

Ønsker du å vite mer om prøver se KOMPETANSE NORGE

Her finner du også prøver du kan øve på.

Klikk her for å melde deg på norskkurs nivå B2

Med forbehold om endringer.

Contact persons

51833012
Division of Education



UiS Lifelong Learning
Seniorkonsulent
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