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Available places


Required specialization

Bachelor's degree

You must have a bachelor’s degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor’s degree.

Required specialization and minimum grade requirement

You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in the required specialization. A Norwegian C is described as a good grade, generally comparable to an American B and a Second Class Upper in the British system. We do not use conversion tables for foreign grades. All foreign education is individually evaluated during the admission process.

Please note that eligible applicants who fulfill the minimum grade requirement will compete for a study place. Please see the section on ranking for more information on selection criteria.

Required specialization: 

A specialization in humanities or social science that is relevant to Ibsen studies amounting to 80 ECTS credits.


A specialization in the following disciplines amounting to 80 ECTS credits and additionally 30 ECTS credits in humanities or social sciences

  • Informatics
  • Performing arts (theatre, film, speech and drama). Vocational education does not qualify you for admission.

Ranking of applicants

Selection is based on your academic performance in the required subjects for this programme.

Selection is based on your academic performance in your specialization.

For applicants with 30 ECTS credits in humanities or social science in addition to their specialization, the ranking will be based on 50 ECTS credits from their specialization and 30 ECTS credits in humanities or social science.