About Norway

Some of the world’s most extreme sports can be done in Norway and the country is often described as having the most beautiful scenery in the world. All this, right on your doorstep. It’s not all hiking, biking, and skiing, however. Norway ‘s cities buzz with student life and with one of the lowest crime rates in the world, they offer a safe environment in which you can live and study.

Norway offers you a different student experience

Norwegian institutions of higher education welcome applications from qualified students from around the world. Over 9 000 foreign nationals are currently enrolled at this level of the educational system. International students may apply for admissions to a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes. Some universities and colleges offer specifically designed programmes for foreign students. These programmes are taught in English and admission does not require permanent residency.

Study off the beaten track

In this northern corner of the world, you can combine your studies with a wide range of outdoor activities, both winter and summer. You can see the northern lights, experience the midnight sun, mountains, try skiing, hiking, rafting, climbing – or simply enjoy the fresh air, clean water and lots and lots of space. With a wide range of high-quality courses and great flexibility, Norwegian institutions are an ideal study destination. From vocational subjects to postgraduate and doctorate level, there are plenty of opportunities for students to fulfill their ambitions. You will also benefit from the informal atmosphere at Norwegian universities and colleges, where teachers are easily approachable and tuition often takes place in small groups. Most universities also have a vast number of computers, all with free Internet access.