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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.

Start learning Norwegian today!

Try our MOOC Introduction to Norwegian, and get a preview of study life at UiO while you practice.

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

Do you need to practice your English skills?

The Erasmus+ programme offers free online language courses for refugees and asylum seekers. We give out course licences to refugees and asulym seekers living in Norway who want to practice their English. Send us an e-mail to find out more.

Free online courses (MOOCs)

There are more than a thousand Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) accessable through the internet.Most of them are in English and nearly all sorts of topics are offered.

Free Museum

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