INBOUND EXCHANGE STUDENTS: COURSE SELECTION

COURSE SELECTION GUIDE (IMPORTANT !)

ERASMUS+ STUDENTS: you must select most of your courses within your subject field at your home university and from your host Erasmus+ Department at UiT. If you are not sure about the name of your Erasmus+ Department at UiT, please send an email to mobility@uit.no

NON-ERASMUS+ STUDENTS: you must select most of your courses within the subject field of your degree at your home university

  • Work workload per semester: 30 ECTS.
  • Number of ECTS allowed per semester for exchange students: you can select courses up to 50 – 60 ECTS per semester if you meet the admission requirements for each course.
  • Selecting courses from different campuses (cities): you can only select course from one campus (city) per semester. It is not possible to mix courses from different campuses (cities) per semester.
  • Course levels: Bachelor’s level: the numerical code is 1000 – 2000 in the Course Catalogue. Master’s level: the numerical code is 3000 – 4000 in the Course Catalogue.
  • Bachelor students: you are only allowed to select bachelor’s level course. In some exceptional cases, your Host Erasmus+ Department at UiT might make some exemptions if you have completed around 160 - 180 ECTS workload at your Home University
  • IGNORE this sentence "Higher Education Entrance Qualification (generell studiekompetanse)" or prior learning and work experience (realkompetanse)" listed in the admission requirements for each course in the Course Catalogue, this applies to degree-seeking students only.
  1. COURSE MODULES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
  2. COURSE MODULES TAUGHT IN NORWEGIAN
  3. NORWEGIAN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE COURSES
  4. EXAMINATION & GRADING AT UiT

COURSES TAUGHT IN NORWEGIAN & ENGLISH

PLEASE NOTE: courses taught in Norwegian are ONLY open for students coming from Nordic countries with Danish and Swedish languages and students taking a bachelor degree in Norwegian Language at their home university

OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS:

NORWEGIAN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE COURSES

There are 4 types of Norwegian language courses for exchange students:

  1. Level A1 (0 ECTS), Level A2 (0 ECTS), and Level B1 (0 ECTS) are open for all Erasmus+ students regardless of their host department in TROMSØ. All exchange students can register for these levels after their arrival to Tromsø. These courses are carried out in the afternoons and evenings. Link to more information
  2. "Spesialemne for internasjonale studenter" (10 ECTS): these courses are open for exchange students nominated to the Department of Language and Culture in TROMSØ. Course Catalogue
  3. NOR-0035 (10 ECTS) and NOR-0036 (10 ECTS) "Norsk for internasjonale studenter Trinn 3": these are advanced courses in Norwegian langugae (B2/C1) and both are taken at the same time. They are open for exchange students nominated to the Department of Language and Culture in TROMSØ. Other exchange students must pass an examination in Norwegian language skills at the beginning of the semester to be allowed to select and register for these courses. Course Catalogue

EXAMINATION & GRADING AT UiT

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