'The education is free, unlike most of the European countries, and it is offered in English.'
'Students here are able to take courses outside of their main profile, which helps them to satisfy their curiosity!'
'I worked for the Erasmus Student Network and this completely changed my time there.
'If I should characterize the Norwegian academic system, I would use two words: autonomy and investment.'
'Student life in Norway is simply worth experiencing. Facilities, fun, respect and wonderful sites make studies interesting.'
'I imagined Norway with lovely people, competitive education and beautiful nature. Norway never disappointed me.'
'Together with friends I travelled to Tromsø where we saw the Northern Lights and went dog sledging. Awesome experience!'
'Studying in Norway has introduced me to more practical sessions than l had in my home country.'
'Before I came here I thought winter in Norway would be long and really cold, but actually it’s not as cold as in my home town.'
'In my spare time, I spent a lot more time outdoors than in Germany because there was so much to see. I went hiking every weekend.'
'I was surprised by the big modern library, and by the free access to the internet and to computers in every building.'
'The main reasons for choosing Norway were the safe living environment and nice nature.'
'There is a very open academic atmosphere. If you have questions, you can email or arrange a meeting with professors.'
'Hopefully this will lead to a job within importing and promoting Scandinavian art and design in Japan.'
'Both Norwegians and Japanese are polite and a bit shy, and very friendly when you start talking to them.'
'Norway gave me the best days of my life! Far away from my country, I still felt at home.'
'The small size of the university was beneficial for small classes and a different teaching experience.'
'I can certainly see how Norway consistently rates as one of the best countries in the world to live.'
'My main reasons for choosing Norway were the good reputation of the health care system and my interest in the culture and language.'
'My programme is unique and offers many possibilities to study marine ecology from the biological and physical side.'
'You spend much less time in lectures and have to read more on your own. This was a new experience for me, but I really liked it.'
'I study Geography, so I felt quite drawn to Norway because of its glaciers, fjords, mountains and long coastline.'
'There are excellent universities in Norway, which could help me acquire new academic knowledge within my field.'
'I could choose between Bergen and Oslo. Oslo was picked for me, and I am really glad. Oslo has so much to offer!'
'I wanted to experience a different climate, a new language and culture and breathe in the spectacular landscapes of Norway.'
'Norway is a nice place to study. The peaceful learning environment and security is very attractive.'
'I have gained a new appreciation to self-guided study. Keeping yourself accountable to your studies is a breath of fresh air.'
'Professors are very open and accessible, and students have more autonomy.'
'Before I came, everybody kept telling me that Norwegians are cold, but everybody is so nice and helpful.'