Study programmes offered at the Faculty of Performing Arts

At the Faculty of Performing Arts we educate musicans, conductors, dancers and teachers. Find your study programme below and learn about application deadlines, application process, auditions and detailed information about your future study programme. Welcome to our faculty!

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Application for admission to the academic year 2023/2024 opens 1 November.

Application deadlines:

Applicants to studies in Music Perfomance or Bachelor of Dance: 15 December Applicants to studies in ConductIT or Music Production Recording : 1 March Secondary admission for vacant study places: 15 May

If you have questions concerning our study programmes or admission procedures, please send us an e-mail at:

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Information regarding application procedure, application deadlines, audition requirements and admission requirements can be found under each study programme. Click on the desired study programme and see ''Information regarding admission procedures, requirements etc''. If you have any questions, please contact

Do you apply as an International or Nordic Applicant?

You either apply as an international applicant or a Nordic applicant. The Nordic countries consist of Norway, Sweden, Denmark. If you are not from the Nordic countries or have a Norwegian identification number you must apply as an International applicant.

Study programmes taught in English


How to apply

Bachelor of Dance

How to apply

All of our undergraduate programmes are taught in Norwegian

Besides the Bachelor of Dance, none of our other undergraduate study programmes are offered in English. Applicants with education from outside of Norway must document Norwegian language proficiency in the application process for these studies. Please click on ''Study programmes taught in Norwegian'' for information regarding our bachelor degrees in music and dance, Digital Conducting studies, PPU, One year study programme in Music Performance and more.

Visa and Study Permit

Non-EU/EEA applicants must document access to at least NOK 128 887 for the first academic year (this amount is for the academic year 2021/2022). For more information, please click on ''Visa and Study Permit''.

Tuition fees

The Norwegian Government has proposed to introduce tuition fees for foreign students outside of the EU and EEA in the new state budget for 2023. The budget is still not approved and this issue is still open for debate and negotiation until December 15, 2022. Until that date we do not have more information or details

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