Norwegian Language and Civilization for Foreign Students

Norwegian Language and Civilization for Foreign Students

Bø - Full time

This one year programme is aimed at foreign students who do not meet the Norwegian language requirement for admission to Norwegian universities and university colleges. No skills in Norwegian are required in order to gain admission to the programme.

Study facts

  • Progression of study: Full time
  • Campus:
  • Teaching model: On Campus
  • Application code: 6261
  • Study level: One-year programmes
  • Credits: 60
  • Closing dates: Expired
  • Start up: Autumn 2022
  • Teaching Language: English
  • Semesters: 2

Why study Norwegian?

This programme provides students with good communication skills in Norwegian. It also focuses on how to adapt and adjust to Norwegian society.

Successful completion of the programme fulfils the Norwegian language requirement for studying in Norway.

The study programme consists of two courses:

  • Norwegian Language
  • Norwegian Social Studies

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, group work, practice and home assignments. Attendance is obligatory. Assessment is based on written and oral examinations.

Study Plan

A study plan describes the content, structure and organization of a study programme. To each study plan there is a set of subject plans that describes the different subjects. In the subject plan you will also find a reading list. Below you will find a study model that shows you which subjects that are taught each term. In the study model you'll also find links to each subject plan.

Study plan for 2022 autumn

Admission requirements

You must meet the minimum requirement for entry into Norwegian universities or university colleges, with the exception of the requirement for Norwegian proficiency. No skills in Norwegian are required. Because there is competition about the places on this programme, you should document all secondary and higher education.

Only citizens of EU/EEA countries are eligible, as admission to this programme does not qualify you to apply for a student visa (*from January 1st 2021 UK citizens are not considered as EU citizens).

See important information about the admission process.

 The course is found under "KORTSTUD" and the deadline is April 15th.

Any questions?