Examination from the 1-year (60 ECTS) course in Norwegian language and culture for foreign students, taken at a university or a university college in Norway
Test in Norwegian - advanced level, written test ( Test i norsk - høyere nivå, skriftlig known as ”Bergenstesten”) with a score of at least 450 points, or with “Pass” (Bestått) mark if you took the test before 2009.
The Norwegian language requirement can also be satisfied if you have completed a 9- or 10-year primary and lower secondary school education in Norwegian or another Nordic language as the language of instruction. This must be documented with the corresponding school diploma and in addition with a confirmation stating that you attended each grade of the Norwegian or Nordic language primary and lower secondary school education.
2- Are you required to complete a year of higher education in order to qualify for admission?
There is only one way for you to meet the Norwegian language requirement:
Examination in Norwegian from a Norwegian upper secondary school on the “Vg3-level” (393 hours, third-year level): Norwegian (exam) or Norwegian as a second language (exam).
3- Nordic students
Applicants from the other Nordic countries with qualifications granting general admission to higher education in their home country, and who have studied their native language at the most advanced level at upper secondary school are not required to take a Norwegian language proficiency test.
UiT The Arctic University of Norway does not offer scholarships to cover your living expenses in Norway unless you already have one before your arrival or under certain exchange schemes in collaboration with your home university.
The Quota Scheme scholarships admission have been phased out. There will be no further admissions under this scheme.