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Scholarships and scholarship programmes

The Norwegian government offers some scholarships  for international students under the Quota Scheme. Scholarships are also available under programmes such as Erasmus, Nordplus and the EEA Grants/Norway Grants programme.

Please note that there are no scholarships available for students on Bachelor's degree programmes.

The Quota Scheme

Only students at institutions with a cooperation agreement with the University of Oslo and from selected countries are eligible to apply. Places are limited and extremely competitive. Please note that these scholarships are are very competitive and only available for postgraduate students on the master and Ph.D. levels.

The Quota Scheme

Scholarships for students on exchange programmes

Grants and scholarships are also available through short-term mobility programmes, such as the Erasmus programme or Nordplus/Nordlys programme. Usually, these grants that are awarded automatically to students admitted to the programme.

Exchange programmes and bilateral agreements.

Science without Borders (SwB), Brazil - Norway

The Science without Borders programme offers scholarships to Brazilians students to study at the University of Oslo for one or two semester at Bachelor or Master level.

Science without Borders

EEA Grants/Norway Grants

The EEA programme offers study abroad scholarships for students from selected countries in Eastern and Southern Europe.

EEA Grants/Norway Grants

The International Summer School

The International Summer School (ISS) offers intensive Master's and Bachelor's courses over six weeks and has scholarships available.

The International Summer School

Other scholarships

If you are not qualified for any of these scholarships, you may be eligible for other scholarships offered by public or private institutions in your home country.

Unfortunately, the University of Oslo may not help you with information about this. Please also see scholarships (

Published May 6, 2010 02:49 PM - Last modified Jun 3, 2015 03:06 PM