NORINT0106M – Introduction to Norwegian 2

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Course content

This is a basic course in Norwegian language for international students at the University of Oslo. The course consists of two parts. The first part of the course is a MOOC (Introduction to Norwegian 2) that lasts for 4 weeks. After the MOOC follows 2 weeks with instruction on campus (spring 2021 these will be given in Zoom). In addition to learn basic Norwegian language, the students will be acquainted with everyday student life at University of Oslo. The course builds on NORINT0105M.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Express yourself comprehensively on familiar topics, both written and oral
  • understand oral Norwegian on familiar topics when the conversation partner speaks clearly and slowly
  • understand written Norwegian about known topics
  • master basic Norwegian morphology and syntax
  • master basic Norwegian pronunciation

Final marks will show the extent to which students have benefited from the course.


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

The course is for international exchange students, admitted to University of Oslo.Sign up for the MOOC on this page.


Recommended previous knowledge

NORINT0105M - Introduction to Norwegian


Part 1 - self-study: The MOOC "Introduction to Norwegian 2". The MOOC runs for 4 weeks and equals 30 hours of teaching.

Part 2 - auditorium on campus: 12 hours teaching over 2 weeks. 3 hours per day, two times per week. 

We strongly recommend that at least 75% of the activities in the MOOC is completed before the start of the campus classes.

Compulsory activities

In order to sit for the examination, the following compulsory assignments must be approved by the teacher:

  • One compulsory oral presentation. The presentation is submitted in Canvas and commented by the teacher.
  • One compulsory written composition, of approximately a 125 words. The composition is submitted in Canvas and commented by the teacher.


The exam consists of a 2-hour written school exam.

The students must have passed the compulsory assignments in order to sit for the exam.

Written examination

The written examination is conducted in the digital examination system Inspera. You will need to familiarize yourself with the digital examination arrangements in Inspera.

Read more about written examinations using Inspera.

Submit assignments in Inspera

You submit your assignment in the digital examination system Inspera. Read more about how to submit assignments in Inspera.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

In preparation for the exam, you can practice using a demonstration exam in Inspera.

In the demonstration exam you will find an earlier assignment that is used for the exam, as well as the answers.

Language of examination

The examination text is given in Norwegian. You may submit your response in Norwegian only.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

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