Inbound student mobility: how to choose courses

Master UIT Arctic Norway

UiT The Arctic University of Norway offers a broad range of single courses for exchange students, placement/traineeship students and students intending to do project work/internships or write their master's thesis. You may choose courses across faculties, but please note:

  • you must fulfill the prerequisites for each course
  • you can select courses in one city
  • you can choose courses at different faculties/instituties, but make sure that they are all taught in one city.
  • You are not guaranteed entry to the courses you select. It is the faculty/institute that have the final say in whether you get admission to a course.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Application/nomination deadline for spring semester: 1 OCTOBER
  • Application/nomination deadline for autumn semester: 15 APRIL
  • Course schedules are updated/available in March and September every year.

1- Course codes & exchange coordinators at the faculties:

Each course has a code unit (e.g. GEO-3104). The letters in the code are an abbreviation of the name of the course and the faculty these courses belong to in case you have questions about the course requirements:

2- The first numbers in the code & academic level:

The numbers correspond to the academic level of the course:

  • 0000 - 1000: first and second year at bachelor's level (EQF 6 First Cycle), 2000: usually third year at bachelor's level (EQF 6, First Cycle),

  • 3000: courses at the master's level (EQF 7, Second Cycle),

  • 6000: continuing/further education (flexible & professional courses usually delivered as intensive seminars), 

  • 8000: : courses for PhD education (EQF 8, Third Cycle).

3- What to do (step by step guide):

  1. Browse the online course catalogue to select your course. See menu #2 for English-taught courses and #3 for Norwegian-taught courses.
  2. Please note: The first numbers in the course code indicate its academic level. This means that some master's or PhD courses are not open for students at bachelor's level.
  3. You have questions about the course requirements? See menu #1 to know the course you have chosen belong to which faculty. Then, click on the faculty's name (the link in blue) to contact the exchange coordinator at the faculty.
  4. See menu #4 to learn about the required documents for your application and download the Learning Agreement.
  5. See menu #4 to download the Learning Agreement. Any course added to the Learning Agreement must be approved by UiT Exchange Coordinator and your home university before final upload on UiT Application Web (Søknadsweb).
  6. The link to UiT Application Web (Søknadsweb) is sent directly to your email. Ask your home university about the email used to nominate you through our nomination system at UiT.

You must have a good command of English, B1 or B2 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

NB! Certificate for English proficiency is not required.

Please note:
To contact the correct faculy coordinator for questions about the course requirements, please read the information in the first menu "How to choose courses" above. Make sure to select the correct semester in the Course Catalogue (autumn 2019 or spring 2020)

You must have an advanced level of Norwegian proficiency to apply for Norwegian-taught courses.

Please note:
To contact the correct faculy coordinator for questions about the course requirements, please read the information in the first menu "How to choose courses" above. Make sure to select the correct semester in the Course Catalogue (autumn 2019 or spring 2020)

1- Required documents & Learning Agreement

After you have been nominated by your home university as an exchange student to UiT The Arctic University of Norway, you must upload the required docuemnts on the Application Web (Søknadsweb). Please see the following link::

Required documents & Learning Agreement

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