Information about the university
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) is a university headquartered in the provincial capital of St. John's in Newfoundland, Canada, with a branch in Harlow, England. St. John’s is North America’s easternmost city, excluding Greenland. The university was founded in 1925 and is one of the top 20 research universities in Canada. There are more than 18.000 students from over 100 countries studying at MUN. MUN was ranked 7th in Maclean’s magazine’s top comprehensive school category for 2019.
Language of instruction
Students must demonstrate a Level 4 out of a possible Level 6 in English
on Norwegian senior high school transcript.
Minimum average grade C
Total number of exchange places
No number given
Total number of free places per semester
The agreement requires a balance of exchange students, no number given.
In case of inbalance, students must pay tuition fees.
Scholarships and loan through Lånekassen for eligible students.
For students at Faculty of Science and Technology it is possible to apply for North2north scholarship. Please find information about this on the website above.
The academic year is divided into three semesters:
Fall semester: Beginning of September to mid December
Winter semester: Beginning of January to end of April
Spring semester: Mid May to end of August
How to find subjects
Canada does not have a standarizes national credit system. At MUN different BA/MA programs might also have different credit hours . Students should therefor choose courses in consultation with their academic coordinator at UiS.
BA level: (normally) 15 credits = 30 ECTS
MA level: ( normally) 9 credits = 30 ECTS
When Norwegian students are going on shorter study stays in Canada (up to 6 months), the passport and admission letter from the institution will be sufficient documentation on entry.
Those who wish to study in Canada for more than 6 months must apply for a student visa (Study Permit).