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Admission requirements

NB! Be aware that this video is from 2018. Please check the updated deadlines and admission requirements for the academic year 2020/2021 on the website of your respective programme.

Follow the guidelines on how to apply for a master's programme depending on which applicant group you belong to. The deadlines and application process may vary accordingly.

Non-EU applicants

  • Applicants from outside EU/EEA and Switzerland with education from outside the Nordic countries and without advanced Norwegian language

EU applicants

  • Applicants from EU/EEA and Switzerland with education from outside the Nordic countries and without advanced Norwegian language

Nordic applicants and applicants with advanced Norwegian language

  • Applicants with a bachelor's degree from one of the Nordic countries
  • Applicants residing in Norway with Norwegian proficiency on advanced level

How to document Norwegian proficiency on advanced level?

  • Examination in Norwegian / Norwegian as a second language on the “Vg3-level” (393 hours) from Norwegian upper secondary school
  • Level 3 examination in Norwegian for foreign students at Norwegian universities
  • Examination from the 1-year course in Norwegian language and culture for foreign students, taken at a university or a university college
  • Test of Norwegian, advanced level (known as ”Bergenstesten”) with a score of at least 450, or with “Pass” mark after the introduction of the new scoring system beginning fall 2009.
  • Norwegian test for adult immigrants from Kompetanse Norge with result B2 in all four parts