Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) offers many courses and programmes for international students. Application procedures vary according to what kind of courses or programmes you want to apply to.

Complete Bachelor's degree programmes are only offered in Norwegian.

Courses taught in English

Courses taught in English are restricted to exchange students from HiOA partner institutions.

The application period for spring 2018 has now closed. Applicants for autumn 2018 may apply from 15 December.

Master's programmes

Applications accepted 1 January - 1 March for applicants from the European Union / European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and Switzerland, and 15 October - 15 December for applicants from the rest of the world.

HiOA International Summer School

An opportunity to experience Oslo for a few weeks and earn credits towards your bachelor's degree.

The application period for summer 2018 will begin late autumn 2017.

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Bachelor's programmes

Complete Bachelor's degree programmes are only offered in Norwegian. Documentation of proficiency in the Norwegian language is required.

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Contact us

For questions regarding admission :

Admissions Office

Questions regarding course content :

Departmental international coordinators

Questions regarding:

Summer School

For other inquiries:

International Office