Admission procedures for international applicants

Master UIT Arctic Norway

How to apply for admission to UiT
Bachelor's, Master's, Short programmes & Singular Courses

Applicant categories:

  1. International applicants: This means all applicants with basic education from outside the Nordic countries,  without advanced Norwegian language or/and basic education from a Nordic country.
  2. Foreign applicants residing in Norway: This category includes all foreign applicants residing in Norway on work visa, Study Permit, Protection (Refugee Status), Permanent Residency and Marriage/Family visa
  3. Nordic applicants: This includes applicants who are nationals of Danemark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
  4. Norwegian applicants: This includes Norwegian citizens with basic education from outisde the Nordic countries.
  5. Freemover/Single Courses applicants: This includes applicants who intend to apply for Singular Courses taught in English or Norwegian.

NB! Please read the information on this website carefully before applying for admissions to UiT.

You can apply as an international applicant if:

  1. You have basic education ( upper/junior and primary school) from outisde the Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), the basic entrance requirement is known in Norway as Higher Education Entrance Qualification (Generell studiekompetanse), AND
  2. do NOT have  Proof of Norwegian language proficiency (advanced level)

Please use English to communicate with the International Office: international@uit.no

HOW TO APPLY (International Admissions)

IMPORTANT DATES

  • International Admissions (Programmes taught in English) start: 1 October
  • Deadline (all programmes):: 1 December
  • Deadline (Master in Contemporary Art):: 1 March

As a rule, you can apply as a local student if you can document that you have advanced Norwegian language proficiency or basic education education from a nordic country. If you cannot document these requirements, you must apply as an international applicant although you live in Norway.

All foreign applicants living in Norway or abroad with advanced proficiency in Norwgian language proficiency and non nordic basic education can apply as local students within the deadlines specified below. Information will be given in Norwegian.

Please use Norwegian, Danish or Swedish to communicate with the Admission Office (Opptakskontor): opptak@uit.no

Telephone: +47 77645590

  1. How to document Norwegian proficiency on advanced level?
  2. What is basic education?
  3. HOW TO APPLY (Søking og opptak)

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Local Admissions (Programmes taught in English & Norwegian) start: 2 January
  • Deadline (all programmes): see the Study Catalogue

Nordic applicants with basic education (upper/junior and primary school) from one of these countries: Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Danmark must apply as regular applicants. Information will be given in Norwegian.

Please use Norwegian, Danish or Swedish to communicate with the Admission Office (Opptakskontor): opptak@uit.no

Telephone: +47 77645590

  1. What is basic education?
  2. HOW TO APPLY (Søking og opptak)

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Nordic Admissions (Programmes taught in English & Norwegian) start: 2 January
  • Deadline (all programmes): see the Study Catalogue

You can apply as an international applicant if you do not have basic education from a Nordic and advanced Norwegian language proficiency. Information will be given in English. Please use English to communicate with the International Office: international@uit.no

  1. What is basic education?
  2. HOW TO APPLY (International Admissions)
  3. Proof of financial ability is not required for applicants with Norwegian citizenship

IMPORTANT DATES

  • International Admissions (Programmes taught in English) start: 1 October
  • Deadline (all programmes):: 1 December
  • Deadline (Master in Contemporary Art):: 1 March

EU and foreign applicants residing in Norway can apply for singular courses taught in English or Norwegian as long as they can satisfy Norwegian language proficiency in addition to the admission requirements for singular courses.

Please use Norwegian, Danish or Swedish to communicate with the Admission Office (Opptakskontor): opptak@uit.no

Telephone: +47 77645590

  1. How to document Norwegian proficiency on advanced level?
  2. What is basic education?
  3. HOW TO APPLY FOR SINGULAR COURSES (Enkeltemner in Norwegian)
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