What can students expect when they decide to study in Norway? What about the academic abilities or potential work study and internship options that are readily available? We will cover all of these aspects and show international students what can be used to gain a higher education and a better understanding about studying in Norway. Below we will show universities, work study/internship options, living options and monthly budget.
Main languages will also be covered in this article about what language is the main spoken in that country but also the best one for students to learn before or after arriving. Most countries have language classes ready that are free to international students.
Universities in Norway:
- University of Oslo
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- University of Bergen
- University of Tromsø
- Norwegian University of Life Sciences
- University of Stavanger
- University of South-Eastern Norway
- Nord University
- University of Agder
- BI Norwegian Business School
- Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
- Norwegian School of Economics
- Oslo Metropolitan University
- Molde University College
- Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
- Østfold University College
- MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society
- Volda University College
- Norwegian Academy of Music
- NLA University College
- Oslo School of Architecture and Design
- Harstad University College
- Sámi University of Applied Sciences
- Oslo National Academy of the Arts
- Bjørknes College
- Hedmark University College
This is not a complete list of all of the available public and private universities that are located in Norway.
Annual Tuition Cost in Norway
What can students expect from paying an annual tuition cost to continue their studies in Norway? What students can expect is a student’s union fee which will need to be paid in full. At this time, this is the only college fee that is needed to be paid in full. There are no other fees mentioned. This fee amount ranges from 30 – 70 Euros per semester.
With Bachelor’s programs they will range around 7,000 to 9,000 Euros per year. Afterwards the programs will gradually rise in cost because their Master’s programs cost around 9,000 – 19,000 Euros per annual academic year.
Living Costs in the Country – Monthly Budget
What can students expect when it comes to figuring out a monthly budget when they are living and staying in Norway. For a single student they can expect to pay around $2,170 USD to the maximum of $4,325 USD for students to live comfortably.
The cost can definitely fluctuate throughout the course of the student’s stay, solely based on economic issues. Which means food and utilities do tend to rise occasionally but Norway is still 10% less expensive than the United States.
The total listed above is the total a student would need to pay per month while they are living in Norway.
Main Languages Spoken in Norway
What is the main language in Norway, are there multiple languages? The main language in Norway is Norwegian. However, there was another language that is commonly used called Sami. Although Norwegian is the most widely known that is spoken. So, it would be expected that international students should learn some basic levels of Norwegian.