International admissions: How to apply
HOW TO APPLY: STEP BY STEP
1- WHO MAY APPLY AS AN INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT?
International applicants:You can apply on this website if your basic education (upper/junior secondary & primary school) is from outisde the Nordic countries (Norway, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Denmark) AND you do not have advanced proficiency in Norwegian language. Learn more about advanced Norwegian language proficiency
Applicants with Nordic basic education:Please apply as a regular applicant on the admission office (Opptak og søking) website. You can use Norwegian, Danish or Swedish to communicate with the Local Admission Office by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Foreign applicants with advanced proficiency in Norwegian language:Please apply as a regular applicant on the admission office (Opptak og søking) website. You can use Norwegian to communicate with the Local Admission Office by sending an email to email@example.com. Learn more about advanced Norwegian language proficiency.
Norwegian citizens:You can apply as an international applicant through this website if your basic education is from outside the Nordic countries.
2. FIND YOUR PROGRAMME
Please ensure that:
* You research the Academic entry requirements in the Study Catalogue carefully
* International applicants can ONLY apply for TWO programmes of study:
3. ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION?
Please read our general admission requirements to ensure that you meet all the eligibity criteria:
4. READY TO APPLY ONLINE?
The online Application Web is currently closed. The next admission round for international applicants will open on 02 OCTOBER 2017IMPORTANT NOTICE!
UiT does not have any operating agreements with private agencies or people providing application/admission assistance. We strongly recommend that you upload your documents yourself, use your own e-mail address when registering your application and correspond directly with us with respect to your application.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FOR ADMISSION
ADMISSION PROCESS: IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The International Office coordinates the application process for international students and assesses whether you fulfil the formal general admission requirements (eligibility). The outcome of your application is decided by the faculty offering the programme OF STUDY for which you have applied.
Due to the high number of qualified applicants to UiT, admission is highly competitive.
The faculties base their decision on a composite of:
- Formal admission requirements
- Specific academic requirements for the programme
(if applicable - check the study catalogue and programme description)
- Work experience
- Proposed research statements (if applicable)
- Interview (if applicable)
- Availability of places of study
Checking the status of your application
You can log into your application profile via the Application Web (Søknadsweb). Make sure to remember your login e-mail (username) and your password. The application should be made by you, and not by a private agent. Documents uploaded after the deadline 1 December are not accepted.
The application period is from 1 October to 1 December. All required documents must be uploaded within this period.
Confirmation of receipt of application
Use your e-mail (username) and password to log into your account on the Application Web (Søknadsweb). It is your responsibility to make sure that all required documents are uploaded correctly.
NB! Please note that we do not have the capacity to confirm receipt of your application until they have been registered. We will not reply to e-mails regarding the receipt of the applications in this period.
Notification of admission
The International Office emails you the "Notification of Admission", Offer of Admission and Letter for Visa Purposes (non-EU applicants). This will happen by April/May at the latest.
Refusal Letters will be emailed by the faculty at the end of May.
Acceptance of the offer of admission
Use your e-mail (username) and password to log into your account on the Application Web (Søknadsweb) and accept your offer of admission within the specified deadline in your notification of admission.
You must as well accept the Conditions of Admission.
Applying for student housing
You should apply for student housing before the deadline of 1 June. Student housing will be reserved upon request only. Non-EU/EEA students will be GUARANTEED housing to apply for Student Visa (Study Permit). The guarantee is stated in the Letter for Visa Purposes.
Student Deposit Account
Non-EU/EEA students must transfer money into the Student Deposit account.
Once the deposit is received, a Confirmation of Deposit will be issued to apply for Student Visa (Study Permit).
Student Visa (Student Permit).
Non-EU/EEA students must apply for student visa to enter Norway for studies. The following documents are required to apply for student visa: Offer of Admission, Letter for Visa Purposes (housing guarantee) and Confirmation of Deposit
Foreign students residing in Norway: You just need to print out a your financial statement from your local Norwegian bank as proof of financial ability to apply for the renewal of your student residence. If you have already obtained another degree in Norway, you will be asked to write a personal statement to explain why you want to take another degree programme in Norway.
WHEN TO APPLY
- THE ONLINE APPLICATION WEB IS: 02 OCTOBER 2017
Studies start in August every year.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FREEMOVER
UiT The Arctic University of Norway does not have any scholarships to offer 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 and Freemover admission have been phased out. There will be no further admissions under these schemes.
9 GREAT REASONS TO choose UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Join some of the best students from around the globe at one of the world's most arctic university. We cannot wait to welcome you as a UiT student at our campuses in Tromsø, Alta, Narvik and Harstad. We want to help you each step of the way until you become a full member of UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Last updated: 21.06.2017 11:53