Study in Norway
Study in Norway

List of institutions

No matter what your academic interests are Norway can offer a wide variety of institutions - all with their own distinct profile. And the difference in geographic location, from the rugged islands of Svalbard in the Arctic to the capital city Oslo, makes each institution a perfect starting point for unique nature experiences.

The Norwegian higher education sector consists of eight universities, nine specialised university institutions, 20 state university colleges, two national academies of the arts and 16 private colleges. For more information about each institution, please click on the links below.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
University of Agder (UiA)
University of Bergen (UiB)
University of Nordland (UiN)
University of Oslo (UiO)
University of Stavanger (UiS)
University of Tromsø (UiT) The Arctic University of Norway

Specialised university institutions
BI - Norwegian Business School
Molde University College, Specialized University in Logistics (HiMolde)
NHH - Norwegian School of Economics
Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH)
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH)
MF - Norwegian School of Theology
Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO)
School of Mission and Theology

In addition to the specialised university institutions Norway has two university centres:
University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)
University Graduate Center at Kjeller (UNIK)

National institutes of the arts
Bergen Academy of Art and design (KHiB)
Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO)

State university colleges
Bergen University College
Buskerud and Vestfold University College
Gjøvik University College
Harstad University College
Hedmark University College
Lillehammer University College
Narvik University College
Nesna University College
Nord-Trøndelag University College
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
Saami University College
Sogn og Fjordane University College
Stord/Haugesund University College
Sør-Trøndelag University College
Telemark University College
Volda University College
Østfold University College
Aalesund University College

Private colleges with institutional accreditation
Ansgar School of Theology and Mission
Diakonhjemmet University College (campus Oslo & Sandnes)
Haraldsplass Deaconess University College (HDUC)
Lovisenberg Diaconal University College
Norwegian School of Information Technology (NITH)
Norwegian Teacher Academy (NLA)
Oslo School of Management, Campus Christiania
Queen Maud University College

Private colleges with accredited programmes and courses
Barratt Due Institute of Music
Bergen School of Architecture
Betanien Deaconal University College
Bjørknes College
Norwegian University College for (HLB)
Norwegian College of Dance (DNBH)
Norwegian Eurythmy College
Rudolf Steiner College of Education

In addition, there are a number of institutions with education and/or websites only in Norwegian.

Last modified: 27/04/2014 8:07 pm


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