Tuition free: How to study in University of Oslo, Norway

university of oslo2If you hope to study in a tuition free university, then consider studying in University of Oslo, Norway. Yes, university of Oslo is one of the best universities in Norway. The school was founded in 1881 as the first university in Norway and it’s now the leading public institution of research and higher learning with 27 000 students and 6000 employees. Another good reason why you should study in University of Oslo is the fact that the school has lots of courses taught entirely in English language for international students. No wonder why many students from different parts of the world choose University of Oslo as their study destination.

Tuition fees

University of Oslo is tuition free. However, students will need to pay a small semester registration fee of NOK 550 (approx. 70 euro). In addition, students will also need to document their ability to finance their living expenses. The minimum amount required of applicants to Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes is currently NOK 97 850 (approx. 12 000 EUR) . This can be documented in three ways;

  • A recent official bank statement/transcript in the applicant’s name.
  • Sponsors guarantee letter + sponsor’s recent official bank statement/transcript.
  • A letter confirming that you are eligible for a scholarship/student loan from your home country.

Programs in English language

Please note that all bachelor’s degree programs are taught entirely in Norwegian language. Only masters and PhD programs are available in English language. Click here to access all programs that are taught in English language.

Admission requirement

For undergraduate programs, an applicant should possess a minimum of high school certificate which is recognized in Norway.

For masters programs, an applicant must have completed his/her undergraduate degree before the application deadline in order to be eligible to apply.


How to apply

Admission application for international students starts by 1st October and end 1st December. To ensure a hitch free application, do well to follow the following steps;

  • Register your application in UiO’s online application system, SøknadsWeb
  • Upload your supporting documents in SøknadsWeb.

Please ensure that you enter your name as written in your passport. Use one email address to avoid creating multiple user IDs/applications. Make sure that you apply to the correct programme type: Quota Scheme/Self-financing. Your application will not be considered if you fail to upload the required supporting documents. You will receive the answer to your application in April/May. When the admission results are ready you will be notified through your registered e-mail address. Click here to access University of Oslo official website for more information

Admission application deadline

International students should submit their application with all supporting documents by December 1

For more inquiries about admissions and visas to study abroad, send an email or call: +2347037293057, 08125835476

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  1. I will like to be updated with latest information as they develop.
    I did love to know if Oslo University offers MSc public health, if no which University/ies does.

  2. I’d like to study Business in Norway,I’m from South Africa and I’m not sure if I can afford the living expenses there as my family can’t afford to,how can I study there even when I can’t afford the living expenses there?email at…

  3. hello my name is Nisar Ullah from Pakistan wanna study at Oslo university. I have done bs in English language and literature from a well reputed university of Pakistan. Now I want to do ms/mphil from oslo university through scholarship. Is it possible for me??I love love linguistics

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