The International Bachelor's degree admission
Not an international applicant?
Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway are not eligible to apply, please see admission for applicants residing in Norway. Applicants who have a permanent or renewable residence permit (e.g. work or family reunification) and Au Pairs are considered to be residing applicants and must apply for Bachelor's studies through the Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS).
The online application web opens 1. December. The application and documentation deadline is 1 February 2015.
The application is to be registered at the University of Oslo's online application system and documents to be uploaded (including English test results) within the application deadline. We do not accept applications sent by ordinary mail.
Documents uploaded after the application deadline will not be considered.
Applicants completing their secondary education the spring 2015 are not eligible to apply. If the basic entrance requirement includes 1 year of university education, the 1 February deadline also applies for documentation of 1 full year of university education.
Available programmes in 2014 (may be subject to change for the 2015 admissions)
The language of instruction for all Bachelor’s degree programmes at the University of Oslo is Norwegian. Selected programmes are offered to international applicants (semester start in August only). Only 60 places are available and admission is very competitive.
We do not offer Bachelor's or 6 year professional programmes in Medicine or Dentistry to international applicants.
Admitted students must successfully complete the mandatory 1-year Norwegian language course (Autumn and Spring) before they start the 3-year Bachelor's degree program the Autumn one year after starting the Norwegian language courses. The Norwegian language course is included free of charge if admitted to a Bachelor's program.
Tuition fees, financing and scholarships
The University of Oslo is a publicly funded state university with no tuition fees. Scholarships are not available for Bachelor's degree studies. Non EU applicants must document their financial ability to stay in Norway, please see Documentation of financing.
How to apply
Please see how to apply.