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Admission calendar for the academic year 2020/2021

Applying to university can be both exciting and stressful with many details to think about. Below you will find information about the admission process at the University of Stavanger.

International students can only enroll for studies at the University of Stavanger once a year, in August.

10 December 2019
Application portal opens for non-EU/EEA applicants

10 January 2020
Application deadline for non-EU/EEA applicants

NB! Non-EU/EEA applicants residing in Norway without bachelor degree from the Nordic country without advanced Norwegian language must apply within this deadline.

1 February 2020
Application portal opens for EU/EEA applicants
Application portal opens for Nordic citizens and applicants residing in Norway with advanced Norwegian proficiency

1 March 2020
Application deadline for EU/EEA applicants
Application deadline for applicants residing in Norway with advanced Norwegian proficiency

NB! EU/EEA applicants residing in Norway without bachelor degree from the Nordic country without advanced Norwegian language must apply within this deadline.

15 April 2020
Application deadline for Nordic applicants

NB! This application deadline applies only to applicants with bachelor degree from one of the Nordic coutnries.

March/April 2020
Qualified applications will be processed by an admission committee at the faculty.

May 2020
The admission process will be completed in May, or earlier. The application outcome will be sent out via e-mail only. Please note that postponement or deferment cannot be granted.

If you are granted admission, you should immediately contact the Norwegian Embassy or Consulate in your home country regarding obtaining a study permit (visa).

Non EU/EEA citizens who need a study permit (visa) must transfer the required amount by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) to the university deposit account within 3 weeks after receiving admission. The information about the deposit transfer will be given to the admitted students.

NB! If applicants have not deposited the required amount within the required deadline, the university reserves the right to cancel admission. Applicants must contact the admission office within the required deadline for any further arrangements. 

April 2020
Students interested in student accommodation must apply within the deadline. Application link will be sent to the admitted students with further information.

August 2020
Orientation Days for newly admitted students take place (mandatory attendance). The programme will be published online in advance.

NB! All students must present their original documentation, i.e. diplomas and transcripts from college/university upon arrival in Stavanger. Students failing to present all relevant original documents upon request may be denied admission.

1 September 2020
Deadline to register as a student at the University of Stavanger. Students who have not received their visa in time or arrive delayed to Stavanger are not permitted to enrol at the University of Stavanger after 1 September.