Tuition fees for international students

From the academic year 2023/2024, non-EU/EEA/EFTA applicants are required to pay tuition fees at Nord university, for each academic year.

Tuition fees will be charged to international students with citizenship from outside the EU/EEA/EFTA, as of the academic year 2023/2024.

Students who have started their study programme before the autumn semester 2023 are not required to pay tuition fees.

Please note that some applicants can apply for an exemption from paying tuition fees.

Nord university does not offer scholarships or grants.

  • Admitted applicants will receive an invoice for tuition fees in Søknadsweb. The invoice includes tuition fees and semester fees for one academic year.

    • Tuition fees include lectures and standards examination fees. Relevant course literature for programmes is an additional cost.
    • In addition to the tuition fee, full-time students must pay semester fees that include membership in The Student Welfare Organisation at your place of study.

    Tuition fees must be paid in full before each academic year and it is not possible to pay in instalments. Nord university reserves the right to adjust tuition fees annually.

    Due to exchange rates, you must make the transfer in Norwegian kroner (NOK). Please note that your bank may charge additional fees for international transfers.

    Important: Please mark the payment with the invoice number, which is a customer identification number and will be used to identify your payment in our system. You will find the invoice-number on the invoice.

    The deadline for paying the tution fee is June 10. Those who receive an invoice later than this date, will have 14 days from when they receive their invocie, to pay. 

    It may take up to three weeks for the university to register the payment, depending on the bank connection. when the university has received the payment, we will issue a statement which can be used when you apply for a study permit.

  • Bachelor's programmes

    Biology (Bachelor of Science), NOK 160 000

    Film and TV Production, NOK 180 000

    Games and Entertainment Technology, NOK 180 000

    Master's programmes

    Business (Master of Science), NOK 180 000

    Global Management (Master), NOK 180 000

    Sustainable Production and Utilisation of Marine Bioresources, (Nordic Master) NOK 180 000

    Biosciences (Master), NOK 260 000

    One year programmes

    Norwegian Language and Society, NOK 130 000

    Circumpolar Studies NOK 130 000

  • In case your study permit is declined, or you choose to withdraw from your studies befire September 1, you can apply for a full refund by contacting the Admissions office. If you withdraw from your studies before February 1, you can apply for a refund of half the tuition fee and semester fee.

    Please note that the refund will be made in NOK. This means that the amount you receive will be subject to change according to the exchange rates between NOK and your country's currency, in addition to any fees your bank charges for international transfers.

  • If you fulfill sertain requirments, you may be eligable to apply for an exemption from paying tuition fees.