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Refugees and asylum seekers in Norway

Studying in Norway

If you are refugee and you have an academic background, or you started to study before arriving in Norway and want to continue your education, you can get more information here.

Academic practice

The University of and Oslo Municipality are developing an "academic practice" within the introduction programme. This will provide participants with an academic background more targeted activities that will give them the opportunity to seek further studies or relevant work in Norway.

Academic Network

Join Academic network-groups and meet Norwegian students.

Online Courses

Start learning Norwegian today

Begin with our brand new MOOC Introduction to Norwegian beginning on 16 January 2017.

We have also made a list of Norwegian Language resources free of charge available online.

Free online courses (MOOCs)

There are more than a thousand Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) accessable through the internet.

Free Museum

Museum of Cultural History (The Historical Museum and The Viking Ship Museum) and Natural History Museum gives free access for all refugees and asylum seekers on its museums, and people following them. All you need to do, is to tell the people in the ticket counter that the visit is part of the "Academic dugnad".