Norway, the country near North Pole with the view of midnight sun is one of the best destinations for international students to study. The educational institutions in Norway provide high standard of education offering wide range of courses from vocational subjects to postgraduate and doctorate level with modern and safe learning environment.
Participatory and research based educational system where the teachers are easily approachable is one of the additional features of the Norwegian educational institutions. Beside education, students can also get lifetime experience, excitements and enjoyment while studying in Norway.
Admission requirements in Norway vary according to program chosen and the level of study. The requirements for admission are listed with respect to study level below:
General Admission requirements for Undergraduate (Bachelors) level in Norway are:
Post Graduate Level
General requirements for Postgraduate (Masters) level admissions in Norway are:
Documents Required for Admission in Norway
Student must submit:
The student intending to study in any educational institutions of Norway for longer than 3 months period must have a residence permit. But this doesn't apply to students from Nordic countries. The requirement of visa and residence permit for students depends upon their nationality.
International Students from Non-Nordic and Non-EU/EEA Countries
For International Students from Non-Nordic and Non-EU/EEA Countries, before applying for visa and residence permit, student must have been admitted to full time accredited university studies in Norway.
International students will be granted a residence permit for study purposes if they have been enrolled for full time study at any recognized educational institutions in Norway. Besides, students need to present the proof that they could support their study and life during their stay in Norway. Also, students must be show that they have made health insurance.
Scholarships and Financial aid are available for International Students in Norway. Although the education is free for all in Norway by law, it costs to live in Norway. The living cost in Norway is a bit higher than other developed world. Students must plan well to manage their living cost in Norway. Student can work part-time up to 20 hours per week in Norway to support their living cost. There are several financial aid and scholarships available for international students in Norway. However the competition is high to obtain these scholarships and financial aid. It depends upon the student's academic background, the country they reside, and the course they choose to get any kind of financial aid and scholarships.
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