Have you always loved the idea of studying abroad in a far away country that offers you a university degree recognized worldwide but also rewards you with a rich experience and gives you the opportunity to see the world, make international friends, learn a new language and even more?Read More
The application portal to study in Norway’s finest universities is opening soon. Gaining admission into a university can be pretty complicated and difficult to get right. However, the key to succeeding is to prepare well and to apply early enough. This article contains certain checklists to make your application process smooth.Read More
Norway is famous among international students for it’s tuition free university education and this captures the attention of lots of prospective students who want to study at an excellent university without spending huge amounts of money.Read More
Applying to universities in Norway is pretty uncomplicated. To be accepted onto a degree program, you must have attained a general university admissions certificate (generell studiekompetanse), which you can achieve by completing upper secondary school. International students can find out if their foreign certificates are recognized using the country-specific GSU-list.Read More
Although all state universities in Norway offer free tuition to both domestic and international students, many students who choose to study in Norway will need to gain some sort of funding to cover the living costs. Here are a few examples of what’s available:Read More
Studying in Europe can be very exciting and rewarding with so many experiences and of course a world class university degree. However, it can also be very expensive to study there and most university tuition fee is more than you can afford. Although, there are numerous scholarships provided by these universities and other organizations to help pay for part or all of your tuition, it can be difficult to get one because of the limited amounts available or the your inability to qualify for a scholarship. If you fail to qualify for a scholarship,Read More
Completing a university degree is often considered to be an expensive endeavour and tuition fees are usually making up the bulk part of the cost. Norwegian universities and state university colleges as a rule do not charge tuition fees for international students. However, you should take into consideration that living expenses in Norway are higher than in many other countries.
"Nothing is for free" is a saying that is true in many cases. But in Norway it is possible to get quality education without having to pay tuition fees. If certain prerequisites are met you could also be eligible for financial support that can pay for your living expenses. Through various fellowship programmes, scholarship schemes or student loans, international students can receive funding for a full degree or a limited number of semesters.
I want to study in Norway but need financial support. What do I do? How you can financially support your stay in Norway will depend on several factors: - your current country of legal residency - your current home institution - your previous education- what institution/degree/subject area you are seeking admission to.
We recommend that you first contact the International Office at your home university to see if institutional agreements with a Norwegian institution exist. Also, check our scholarship section to see if you are eligible for support through any programmes or schemes.