Tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland

If you are a student from outside of the EU/EEA and Switzerland you will have to pay tuition fees at Norwegian universities and university colleges. 

The size of the tuition fees vary significantly depending on which subject you would like to study. We recommend visiting the individual institutions’ webpages to get detailed information on the tuition fees. 

There are some exceptions. You will not have to pay tuition fees if:  

1.    You are an exchange student. 

2.    You started your degree in Norway before 2023 -  If you are in your second year, autumn 2023, you will not pay fees. 

3.    You are a student from a country within the the EU/EEA or Switzerland. 

Some institutions also specify other exceptions and we strongly recommend checking the websites of the institutions you consider. 
Here is a list of some of the universities and colleges in Norway and information regarding tuition fees at their institution (external links)

University of Oslo - Website

Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Website

University of Bergen - Website

University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway - Website

University of Stavanger - Website

BI Norwegian Business School - Website

University of Agder - Website

Nord University - Website

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences - Website

Oslo Metropolitan University - Website

Norwegian University of Life Sciences - Website

Norwegian School of Economics - Website

Oslo National Academy of the Arts - Website

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences - Website

Molde University College - Website

Volda University College - Website

University of South-Eastern Norway - Website

Østfold University College  - Website

Sámi University of Applied Sciences - Website