Agreement: Study Abroad
Number of study places
There is no limit on the number of places and students from several study fields.
For Engineering students: Grade requirement: B is recommended
Department of Sociology: Average of at least C is recommended
Language requirement: Minimum 4 in English language from Norwegian secondary education, other documentation of exchanges to or longer stays in English-speaking countries may be accepted.
Tuition fees and financing:
Students must pay tuition fees. The tuition (called course fees at UC Berkeley) you will pay depends on the number of units you take. Each unit costs $750 USD in academic year 2019-20. Semester exchange is supported through Lånekassen as long as the study stay in preapproved by USN. Read more on Lånekassens webpages.
Recognition of credits
Before travelling out, your courses will be pre-approved. If you complete and pass the courses, as agreed upon, the courses will be recognised as part of your degree at USN.15 credits in the US is recognised as 30 credits at USN.
- Autumn: August - December
- Spring: January - May
You are responsible for finding accommodation for your stay. Living expenses can vary greatly depending on living circumstances. Most of the visiting students live in apartments surrounding UC Berkeley. You will receive information about housing options once you apply
All students need a visa to study in the US.
As an outgoing student, you need insurance covering the entire exchange period.