INBOUND STUDENT MOBILITY: ADMISSION PROCESS - AN OVERVIEW

 

NOMINATION PERIOD

15 SEP - 15 OCT (NOMINATIONS FOR SPRING SEMESTER)

15 MARCH- 15 APR (NOMINATIONS FOR AUTUMN SEMESTER)


All exchange students must be nominated electronically via a formal institutional agreement with UIT and within the above-mentioned deadlines.

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APPLICATION PERIOD

15 OCT - 31 OCT (APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING SEMESTER)

15 MARCH - 15 APR (APPLICATIONS FOR AUTUMN SEMESTER)


Once nominated, the will receive an invitation email from UiT to create his or her applicant profile on UiT's online Application Web Services and upload the mandatory documents within the above-mentioned deadlines.

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FORMAL EVALUATION PERIOD BY THE INBOUND STUDENT EXCHANGE TEAM

1 NOV - 15 NOV (APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING SEMESTER)

15 APR - 30 APR (APPLICATIONS FOR AUTUMN SEMESTER)


The Inbound Student Exchange Team at the International Cooperation section will check whether your application for exchange is complete, in conformity with the formal eligibility requirements, relevant documents and whether your nomination is linked to a valid exchange agreement within your field of study between UiT and your home university.

Nominated students will be contacted by the Inbound Student Mobility Team during this period to make sure they have uploaded all the mandatory documents

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COURSE EVALUATION PERIOD AT THE FACULTIES

15 NOV - 30 NOV (APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING SEMESTER)

30 APR - 15 MAY (APPLICATIONS FOR AUTUMN SEMESTER)


The outcome of your application is decided by the faculty offering the programme for which you have applied. The faculties base their decisions regarding admission on:

  • Eligibility/admission requirements for the course
  • Your academic performance
  • Whether your application is complete
  • Complete exchange forms
  • Complete Learning Agreement
  • Availability of places of study
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ADMISSION PERIOD

1 DEC - 15 DEC (ADMISISONS TO SPRING SEMESTER)

15 MAY - 30 MAY (ADMISSIONS TO AUTUMN SEMESTER)


Offer of admission: the Inbound Student Exchange Team at the International Cooperation Section will send "Notification of Admission" via email to all successful students. Students who are offered admission to UiT, will have the result of their application and Offer of Admission (official letter) published on UiT's Application Web service (Søknadsweb). Use your e-mail (username) and password to log in your account on the Application Web (Søknadsweb) to accept your offer of admission and download your acceptance letter(s).

NB Visa-seeking students: You will receive a "Letter for Visa Purposes and Housing Guarantee" together with your acceptance letter so that you can fulfill the requirements for student visa (Study Permit) for citizens from outside the EU/EFTA area.

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ACCEPTING OR DECLINING 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 deadline.

The deadline for accepting or declining your offer of admission is specified in the "Notification of admission" sent to you by email

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CHANGES TO LEARNING AGREEMENT (ONLY AFTER ARRIVAL TO NORWAY)

Please note that you cannot change any course after you have received your offer of admission until after your arrival to Norway, i.e. during the matriculation period at the begining of each semester.

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APPLY FOR STUDENT HOUSING RIGHT AFTER YOUR NOMINATION

Please make sure to apply for student housing right after your nomination: student housing

NB! Visa-seeking students (non EU/Swiss citizens): you are guaranteed housing as long as you have applied for housing after the nomination. You will also receive a letter, together with your offer admission, indicating that you are guaranteed housing to appy for student visa (Study Permit) to enter Norway for exchange studies.

Deadline for applying for housing: 1 June (autumn semester) and 1 December (spring semester)

IMMIGRATION MATTERS

STUDENT DEPOSIT ACCOUNT FOR NON EU/SWISS NATIONALS (OPTIONAL)

Visa-seeking students with scholarships: your university can deposit your stipend into the Student Deposit account. Once the deposit is received, a Confirmation of Deposit will be issued to attach it to your visa application to apply for Student Visa (Study Permit). Only visa-seeking students will be guaranteed housing in the priority housing list to fulfill the requirements for Study Permit to enter Norway for exchange studies.

Self-funded visa-seeking students: we highly recommend that you deposit your fund in the Student Deposit Account as this will make your visa application go faster and smoother.


For exchange students with scholarships: you will receive a letter for visa purposes and requirements for subsistence funds as a supporting document to apply for student visa (Study Permit)

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Last changed: 11.09.2021 13.23
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