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.


Tuesdays and Thursdays 17:30 - 20:00
Starting date: 30.01.2020, last day of teaching: 14.05.2020
In total 85 hours of teaching. All classes are held at campus, University of Stavanger.

No teaching in week numbers 9.
You will receive all practical information closer to starting date.

Please read all the information below.



Closing date for registration: 16.01.2020.
An enrollment of 15 participants will be needed to run the course.

Course fee 

NOK 7.000,- + teaching material
Books: Has not been clarified.
You can buy the books in the bookstore at campus. 

Please note that

  • The registration is binding
  • 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


A background of higher education and a legal residency permit in Norway. Completed level  A1.


Non-credit course. An attendance of 85% is required. 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

Please note that changes may occur.



Publisert 27.11.2019