Academic requirements for the Norwegian Language and Culture programme

Academic requirements for applicants to the Norwegian Language and Culture programme can be checked on the Norwegian GSU-list.

New requirement from 2019/2020 -  minimum A2 or equivalent level of Norwegian

Norwegian Language test for adult immigrants (Norskprøve) from Kompetanse Norge/Vox with the result A2. Both written and oral tests need to be passed.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) level A2 in Norwegian. Applicants need to document minimum A2 level of oral and written Norwegian by an official certificate from universities/colleges which offer Norwegian language examinations.