Exchange programmes and bilateral agreements
The University of Oslo (UiO) has exchange agreements with more than 500 recognized universities around the world and participates in a number of international exchange programmes such as Nordplus and Erasmus. Exchange students usually study at the University of Oslo for one or two semesters.
Most exchange students apply through their home university. The University of Oslo admits exchange students to the Spring and Autumn semester. Please see relevant exchange program for further information about application deadlines and procedures (menu to the left).
Courses offered in English
As an exchange student at the University of Oslo, you may choose from more than 800 different courses taught in English. UiO also offers Norwegian language courses, as well as a broad range of Scandinavian Studies courses.
Norwegian language courses
Most exchange students at the University of Oslo may apply for Norwegian Language Courses on foundation and advanced level.