Universities in Norway

The higher education institutes of Norway can be categorized into colleges and universities. Most of the universities in Norway are run by the state government and very few belong to the private ownership. There are 21 university colleges, nine specialized university institutions, eight universities, and sixteen private colleges. Roughly, there are around 200 courses that are offered in English at the Master’s level and the country has implemented the ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) so that the degrees offered are recognized across the world. International students who want to pursue higher studies in Norway can apply for a number of scholarships like Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, High North Fellowship Program, semester grants, and Norad’s Program for Master Studies.

The universities in Norway offer undergraduate, graduate as well as postgraduate courses in subjects like Medical Sciences, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences, Art and Design. Some of the well-known universities in Norway are the University of Oslo, University of Agder, University of Stavanger, University of Nordland, and University of Bergen.

List of Universities in Norway

Name & Address Phone & Email
Agder University College (Hia)
Serviceboks 422, N-4604
Kristiansand Norway
Ph: +47 38 14 1000
Fax: +47 38 14 1001
Web: www.hia.no
The Norwegian University of Life
Science
P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Aas
Norway
Ph: +47 64 96 5000
Fax: +47 64 96 5001
Web: www.umb.no
Akershus University College
Institutveien 24, Kjeller Norway
Ph: +47 64 84 9000
Fax: +47 64 84 9001
Email: io@hiak.no
Web: www.hiak.no
Aalesund University College
N-6025 Aalesund Norway
Ph: +47 70 16 1200
Fax: +47 70 16 1300
Web: www.hials.no
Bergen University College
P.O. Box 7030, N-5020 Bergen
Ph: +47 55 58 7500
Fax: +47 55 32 6407
Email: post@hib.no
Web: www.hib.no
University of Bergen
P.O. Box 7800, N-5020 Bergen
Ph: +47 55 58 0000
Fax: +47 55 58 9643
Web: www.uib.no
Folkehogskolne Karl Johansgt.
12, 0154 Oslo
Ph: +47 23 35 5370
Fax: +47 22 35 5380
Email: if@folkehogskole.no
Web: www.folkehogskole.no
Gjovik University College
P.O. Box 191, Teknologivn.
22, 2802 Gjovk
Ph: +47 61 13 5100
Fax: +47 61 13 5170
Email: postmottak@hig.no
Web: www.hig.no
Bods University College
International Office No.8049 Bods
Norway
Ph: +47 75 51 7803
Fax: +47 75 51 7551
Email: international@hibo.no
Web: www.hibo.no
Buskerud University College
Pb.235, 3601 Kongsberg
Ph: +47 32 86 9500
Email: postmottak@hibu.no
Web: www.hibu.no
Harstad University College
Havnegt 5 – 9480 Harstad
Ph: +47 77 05 81 00
Fax: +47 77 05 81 01
Email: postmottak@hih.no
Web: www.hih.no
Hedmark University College
Fellesadminstrasjonen N-2418
Elverum Norway
Ph: +47 62 43 0000
Fax: +47 62 43 00 01
Web: www.hihm.no
Lillehammer University College
2626 Lillehammer
Ph: +47 61 28 8000
Eamil: post@hil.no
Web: www.hil.no
Molde University College
P.O. Box 2110, N-6402 Molde
Norway
Ph: +47 71 21 4000
Fax: +47 71 21 4100
Email: post@himolde.no
Web: www.himolde.no
University of Nesna
8700 Nesna
Ph: +47 75 05 5800
Fax: +47 75 05 7900
Email: postmottak@hinesna.no
Web: www.hinesna.no
Norwegian University of Science
and Technology NTNU
No. 7491 Trondheim Norway
Ph: +47 73 59 5000
Fax: +47 73 59 5310
Email: postmottak@adm.ntnu.no
Web: www.ntnu.no
Ostfold University College
N-1757 Halden Norway
Ph: +47 69 21 5000
Fax: +47 69 21 5002
Email: postmottak@hiof.no
Web: www.hiof.no
Trondheim and Sor-Trondelag
University College N-7004
Trondheim Norway
Ph: +47 73 55 9000
Fax: +47 73 55 9051
Email: postmottak@hist.no
Web: www.hist.no
University of Stavanger Kitty
Kiellands Hus Kristine Bonnevies
Vei 30, 4021 Stavanger
Ph: +47 51 83 1000
Fax: +47 51 83 1050
Email: post@uis.no
Web: www.uis.no
Stord/Haugesund University
College
P.O. Box 5000, N-5409 Stord
Ph: +47 53 49 1300
Fax: +47 53 49 1401
Email: postmottak@hsh.no
Web: www.hsh.no
Telemark University College
P.O. Box 203, N-3901 Porsgrunn Norway
Ph: +47 35 02 6200
Fax: +47 35 57 5002
Email: postmottak@hit.no
Web: www.hit.no
University Graduate Center
P.O. Box 70, N-2007 Kjeller
Norway
Ph: +47 64 84 4700
Fax: +47 63 81 8146
Email: post@unik.no
Web: www.unik.no
The University Centre
Svalbard P.O. Box 156, 9171
Longyearbyen Norway
Ph: +47 79 02 3300
Fax: +47 79 02 3301
Email: post@unis.no
University of Tromso
9037 Tromso
Ph: +47 77 64 4000
Web: www.uit.no
Vestfold University College
Raveien 197 Horten
Ph: +47 33 03 1000
Fax: +47 33 03 1100
Web: www.hive.no
Volda University College
International Office Box 500,
No-6101 Volda Norway
Ph: +47 70 07 5000
Fax: +47 70 07 5051
Email: post@hivolda.no
Web: www.hivolda.no
Oslo University College
Postboks 4 St. Olavs Plass, 0130 Norway
Ph: +47 22 45 2000
Fax: +47 22 45 3065
Email: postmottak@hio.no
Web: www.hio.no
University of Oslo
P.O. Box 1081 Blindern No-0317 Oslo Norway
Ph: +47 22 85 8200
Email: international@admin.uio.no
Web: www.uio.no
University of Oslo
The International Summer School
P.O. Building 6th Floor Moltke Moes Vei 32 Blindern Oslo
Ph: +47 22 85 6385
Fax: +47 22 85 4199
Email: iss@admin.uio.no
Web: www.uio.no
Nord-Trondelag University College
Serviceboks 2501, No.7729
Steinkjer
Ph: +47 74 11 2000
Web: www.hint.no
Telemark University College
Kjolnes Ring 56 N-3914
Porsgrunn Norwary
Ph: +47 35 57 5300
Fax: +47 35 57 5002
Web: www2.hit.no

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