Pre- Arrival Guide

Before arriving in Norway, make sure you complete the steps listed here. These are relevant for international exchange students, and international students accepted to degree courses in English.

Accept your place and notify HiOA of any special needs

  • Master's Degree students: Accept your place in Søknadsweb 
  • Exchange students: Accept your place and notify us of special needs through the online Declaration of Acceptance form.

Deadline for Master's Degree students :  Approximately 10 days after receiving your offer
Deadline for Exchange students :  30 October/30 May

You'll find more information about the relevant online form in your Admission Letter from HiOA.

Course start dates

  • Exchange students: Check your Admission Letter for individual start dates.
  • Master's Degree students: Check your Admission Letter for start date.

Note: All students are expected to attend the information meeting for new students on 15 August.

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Contact us

If you have questions, send us an e-mail:

You can also join the Facebook group for international students at HiOA