University of Paderborn
Enjoy the charm of Paderborn for one semester. You will study close to major European cities such as Brussel and Amsterdam, with the possibility of many indoor and outdoor activities in a friendly and green enviroment.
Information about the university
UiS has an Erasmus + agreement with Paderborn Universität within Mathematics and Physics.
Language of instruction
English and/or German proficiency recommended at minimum B1 level (read intermediate = 3 in English from “vgs” for Norwegian students). Please refer to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for further information.
Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.
Paderbron Universität offers a 4 weeks intensive language course in German to exchange students, free of charge, before the start of the semester.
Total number of exchange places
Erasmus+-grant in combination with loan and grand from Lånekassen for eligible students.
Autumn semester: October – late February
Spring semester: April – mid-July
If the exchange semester ends later than the following semester starts at UiS, the institute / faculty (in collaboration with the partner institution) can assist you so you are not delayed in your studies.There are various possibilities for facilitation: You might take courses that do not require you to be present during the examination period, you might be exempted from compulsory teaching at UiS or you might get an extended deadline for submission of bachelor's and master's theses. Contact your study coordinator at the department for more information.
How to find subjects
For an overview of classes offered at the Master program in Physics.
Housing options. The Studierendenwerk (student services) will help you find accommodation in Paderborn.