How to apply for course admission

Some course units are open for non-degree and exchange students.

application procedures for exchange students

Most exchange students are admitted on the basis of nomination by their home institution. This means that you will have to apply at your home university to participate.

CHOOSING RELEVANT COURSE UNITS

Use the course unit overviews to get an idea of which courses you would like to study at Nord University. Course descriptions provide information about:

  • Academic content
  • Mode of delivery (face-to-face/online/combined)
  • Course literature
  • Prerequisites
  • Responsible faculty

If you still have questions about academic content, teaching modes or course structure, contact the study advsior at the relevant faculty.

CHECKLIST FOR COURSE UNIT CHOICE

  • Is the course unit provided at your level of study, eg. Bachelor, Master? Master level course units require completed Bachelor degree studies.
  • Is the course taught in English? Check "Language​ of Instruction" in the course unit description.
  • Is the course unit taught on campus, or online? See "Mode of delivery" in the course unit description. Online courses will not provide a basis for a visa application to Norway.

APPLYIN​G TO nord

Once you have been nominated by your home institution, and have an idea of which courses you are interested in, contact the International Office at Nord University for information about available study places and procedures for admission.

The partnership agreement between institutions determines the documentation requirements for exchange.​

Regardless of programme, most exchanges are based on a study agreement between the partner institutions, which must be finalized prior to the your arrival.

LEARNING AGREEMENT (FOR ERASMUS STUDENTS)

Learning Agreement.doc

The Learning Agreement must be signed by the sending institution, the mobile student and the receiving institution before study start. In order for the agreement to remain valid, any changes must be agreed upon within 2 weeks of commencement of regular classes and before the deadline for registration, and initialed by all three (3) partners.​

application procedures for norwegian residents

If you have residency in Norway and wish to apply for admission to a course unit, you can do so via the Local Admissions service. You must have a Norwegian personal number.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

1st of July for autumn semester
15th November for spring semester

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

For course units at a Master degree level, applicants must have a completed Bachelor degree of 180 ECTS equivalent to a Norwegian Bachelor degree.

BEFORE YOU APPLy

  • Is the course unit provided at your level of study, eg. Bachelor, Master? Master level course units require completed Bachelor degree studies.
  • Is the course taught in English? Check "Language of Instruction" in the course unit description.

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

The application process is two-part:
Submit your application and supporting documentation in "SøknadsWeb" (local admission). Upload copies of transcripts and diplomas electronically.

If there are vacant study places, and you are qualified for admission, you will receive an offer from Nord University. You must accept the offer in order to retain your place.
AFTER ACCEPTING AN OFFER

Once you have accepted an offer, you will receive a letter of welcome, with information about semester fees, student number etc. Follow the instructions in the welcome letter to activate your student account.

AFTER ACTIVATING YOUR STUDENT ACCOUNT

NB: Once you have registered in StudentWeb, you must choose the course you have been admitted to in order to register for classes and exams.

Contact the International Office​ if you require assistance.​

 



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