INBOUND STUDENT MOBILITY: HOW TO APPLY (EXCHANGE FOR STUDIES)

Please read the overview of the process below and use it as a checklist to make sure you complete all the necessary steps.

All exchange/trainee student must be nominated electronically through an established institutional agreement. Without a formal agreement in place, we cannot accept your application or enrol you as an active student at UiT.

APPLICATION & NOMINATION PERIODS
  • 15 SEP (start) - 15 OCT (deadline) for the spring semester (January to June)

  • 15 MARCH (start) - 15 APR (deadline) for the autumn semester (August to December)

Your home university must first nominate you to UIT!

1

AM I ELIGIBLE TO APPLY AS AN EXCHANGE STUDENT?

You must:

  • apply through your international mobility coordinator at your home university. The nomination must be linked to a valid exchange agreement within your field of study between UiT and your home university. UiT's Online Nomination Web

  • have a good command of English, B1 or B2 depending on the exchange agreement between UIT and your home institution and in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

  • upload the mandatory documents on UiT's Appllication Web Service within the specified deadline.

  • be physically onsite and actively participate in courses and examinations. Application for only online course modules does not entitle you for exchange status at UIT.

Complete your application after the nomination

2

CREATE YOUR APPLICATION PROFILE

Once nominated, you will receive an invitation email from UiT to create your applicant profile on UiT's online Application Web Services.

UiT's Application Web Services

3

PLAN YOUR EXCHANGE

We have put together a simple guide for you where we explain how to plan your courses and how you find information, such as prerequisites and the syllabus, for each course.

Read here

4

DOWNLOAD YOUR LEARNING AGREEMENT

The Learning Agreement forms the basis for the approval of the course modules or traineeship at UiT and is essential for gaining financial support from your home university.

Learning Agreement for exchange students

5

CHOOSE COURSE MODULES FOR YOUR LEARNING AGREEMENT

You can search for course modules for inbound exchange students at UiT through the Course Catalogue.

Course modules for exchange students

6

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COURSE MODULES?

The course coordinators at UiT's faculties will advise you on the course requirements / schedules and whether you can take the course or not given your educationcal background.

Course coordinators at the faculty

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UPLOAD THE MANDATORY DOCUMENTS ON SØKNADSWEB

Please upload all the required documents on UiT's Application Web Services (Søknadsweb). Incomplete applications will be rejected!

Mandatory suppoorting documents

START PLANNING YOUR ARRIVAL

Apply for student housing

Plan your health insurance

Plan your trip to Norway

Student budget & cost of living

Academic calendar and orientation programme

Studying with disability
Students with a disability and special needs are entitled to adaptation of their daily student life and examination to ensure equal learning and educational opportunities.

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