Proof of financial ability (International admissions)
International applicants from outside the EU/EEA area, who are applying to our bachelor's or master's level study programmes, are required to document financial ability to cover their own living expenses for one academic year.
If financial ability is not documented, the application for admission will be rejected, regardless of academic qualifications.
How much is required?
NON-EU/SWISS CITIZENS: you must have enough money to live on while studying in Norway. The following amount must be documented
NOK 116 369*or its equivalent in foreign currency (for master's, bachelor's & onsite short programmes , i.e. proof of financial ability for at least one academic year (2 academic semesters).
The amount applicants are currently required to document is to meet the requirement from The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) when applying for a Student Permit (student visa).
*The required amount was subject to change by April 2018
Required documentation and Sponsorship
You must prove access to funding through one of the following documents:
Self-funded applicants: Please upload your recent official bank statement/transcript in your name showing possession of the required amount of money.
- Sponsored applicants: If you are sponsored by another person, you must document
- Applicants with scholarships or student loan: Please upload the official letter confirming that you are eligible for a scholarship/student loan from the self-funded or educational authorities in your home country.
Who can sponsor you?
Many students depend on a sponsor for financial support or scholarships/student loan from home country. A guarantee from a sponsor is:
- A letter in which the sponsor states that he/she will guarantee that the required amount of funding will be at the disposal of the student during the whole academic duration.
- An official and notorized letter from a governmental or private agency confirming that you are eligible for a scholarship/student loan from the educational or funding authorities in your home country.
Last changed: 04.04.2018 10.47
UiT The Arctic University of Norway has no 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.
For applicants from countries outside the EU/EEA, this means that you are required to submit a proof of financial ability to show that you are be able to cover your own living exepnses while studying at UiT.
The Quota Scheme scholarships has been discontinued. There will be no further admission under this scheme.