Cost of Living

Norway is one of the more expensive countries in the world. Please find more information about the expected living costs in the link above.

Study permit/Visa

When applying for the study permit, citizens from non-EU/EEA countries must document that they have sufficient funds to cover the costs of living in Norway. Find more information regarding the yearly amount, application fees and process in the link above.


Only students applying for one of the following programmes may apply for scholarships:

  • Erasmus Mundus in Social Work with Families and Children
  • European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations
  • Nordic Master in Social Work and Welfare

All other students are responsible for supporting themselves during their stay at the University of Stavanger.