This website is for exchange students coming to UiT on the Erasmus+ programme with European universities. UiT Erasmus+ Code is N TROMSO 01
The maximum period for an Erasmus+ Traineeship at UiT is limited to one academic year (i.e. two semesters). This applies regardless of whether there were two non-contiguous semesters.
You must be enrolled as a student at your home institution and have an active student status / right. Students who will have graduated at the point of undertaking their traineeship would not be eligible candidates.
To apply for Erasmus+ exchange to UiT, you must be selected and electronically nominated by the Erasmus+ / Exchange Coordinator at your home university. The nomination must be linked to a valid Erasmus+ agreement with a Department at one of UiT's faculties.
You must upload the mandatory documents and an Erasmus+ Learning Agreement on UiT's Appllication Web Service within the specified deadlines.
You must be physically onsite and actively participate in the traineeship activities.
CONTACT YOUR HOME UNIVERSITY
In order to undertake an Erasmus+ exchange for traineeships (placemnts, internship & thesis work) at UiT, there must be a current Institutional Agreement in place between your department of study at your sending university and the host department at one of the fauclties at UiT. Contact your home institution to discover if an agreement with the University exists and whether you can be nominated electronically to UiT.
Nominations for the autumn semester: 15 MARCH (start) - 15 APRIL (deadline)
Nominations for the spring semester: 15 SEPTEMBER (start) - 15 OCTOBER (deadline)
The registration is by invitation only! After your nomination, you will receive an invitation email from UiT to register your application. Please check your email account! If you are not sure, send an email to email@example.com.
Before completing the Learning Agreement for Traineeships (step number 4 below), you MUST contact your Erasmus+ Host Department at UiT to explore whether they can arrange a traineeship placement / internship or thesis supervision. If you do not know the name of your host department at UiT, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Learning Agreement form is a binding document. It must be signed and dated by: (1) yourself, (2) your Erasmus+ Coordinator at your home university, and (3) uploaded to the Application Web. You will get the final signature in June for commencement in the autumn semester and November for commencement in the spring semester.
After the submission of your application, you must apply for housing without delay to reserve a room. You can cancel your reservation later if you decide NOT to accept your offer of admission. You will receive your housing contract in July for the autumn semester and November for the spring semester.
Deadline for applying for housing: 31 MAY (autumn semester) and 30 NOVEMBER (spring semester).
Your application status will be "Under Review" until the final decision. You will receive a notification by emailin June (for commencement in the autumn semester) and December (for commencement in the spring semester) to accept or decline your offer of admission.
The deadline for accepting or declining the offer of admission is specified in the "Notification of admission" email that was sent to you!
It is your responsibility to check which type of visa (NON-EU-EEA students) or registration (EU-EEA students) you will need and how to get it. If you arrive at UiT The Arctic University of Norway without the appropriate visa which permits you to study in Norway for the duration of your exchange, you may face troubles with the local Immigration Office at the Police Department. In some cases, you may have to leave Norway and re-enter in order to get your immigration permission corrected.