Incoming Fulbright scholars

Welcome U.S. Fulbright scholars to Norway!

UiT offers many opportunities for US citizens to study as Fulbright graduate students. We have a wide range of courses and degree programmes taught in English, and the international environment in most our research and higher education units are English fluent, which means that competence in Norwegian is not a requirement for a successful short-term study or research visit.

Norske studenter og forskere ved UiT, vennligst se "Denne siden på norsk". 

Please check UiT´s Study Catalogue for a list of available singular courses and full degree programmes:

Singular courses:

  • 1 OCT (Spring intake)
  • 15 APR (Autumn intake)

Full degree programmes:

  • Deadlines vary from a programme to a programme (Please see the links above for detailed information about the deadline for each programmes)

Requirements for Bachelor's level courses

  1. Norwegian Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Requirements for Master's degrees & courses

  1. Norwegian Higher Education Entrance Qualification
  2. Bachelor´s Degree Diploma or equivalent (please note: a minimum of C average is required for bachelor’s degree or equivalent obtained in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand)

Requirements for full degree programmes

Students who wish to enrol in a full degree programme with the Fulbright scholarship must apply to the programme within the given deadlines for international admissions at UiT.

International degree admissions at UiT

Please note.
The U.S. - Norway Fulbright Foundation will notify the Office for Admissions or the International Cooperation Section at the UiT about which candidates are offered the scholarship. These students will be registered in UiT's Student Administration System

Additional requirements

Fulbright applicants interested in studying or researching at UiT The Arctic University of Norway should contact the following relevant contact persons .



Gølin Irene Larsen

Senior adviser


Telephone: +47 77623233

Ingvild Svestad

Senior adviser


Telephone: +47 77646584



All relevant qualifications and a verified transcript of records in English must be documented and enclosed with your application.

International cooperation is a precondition in order for UiT The Arctic University of Norway to offer outstanding education and worldlleading research - students, employees researchers, academic groups and departments.

In the link below, you will find information about UiT's research projects, centres, PhD education and other research activities.
It is your own responsibility to contact research experts and groups and ask if they are able to supervise your research.

Research at UiT

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