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Norwegian for Academics (NORA)

UiO offers courses over four levels, with a final goal to be able to study on an academic level in Norwegian. If you already have a profession, the goal is to be able to speak about, and work with your field in Norwegian. Level III is equivalent to the Bergen test.

Course overview

The language courses are offered in the spring and autumn semesters with teaching held both in the day time and evenings. Course fees apply.

NOTE: Only available for applicants who are residing in Norway/EU/EEA.

Intensive summer courses

If you are up for a very intensive Norwegian course, you may take a level at the International Summer School's summer session.

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Other Norwegian language courses at UiO

Free online course: Introduction to Norwegian

Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.


International researchers

Applicants must have 5 years of higher education