Application procedure MSc
Please read the following information closely before applying for admission.
1. Assess if you are qualified to apply
Find out if your academic background meets the admission requirements.
If you are not qualified, your application will be rejected.
2. Find out if you need to document financial ability
- If you are an applicant from outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you must document your ability to finance your stay in Norway, in order to be granted a student residence permit. The required amount is currently NOK 128, 887. Read more about how to document your financial ability.
- If you are an applicant from a Nordic country or a country within the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you do not need to document financial ability. Learn how you may finance your studies.
3. Prepare all the documents required
Are you preparing for the TOEFL/IELTS/PTE or the GMAT/GRE test? Please note that this process may take several weeks. Make sure to schedule your test in time. The deadline for presenting a valid test result is 15 February.
4. Register your application
The online application portal is available from 1 November until 15 February.
To register, choose International Applicant, enter your e-mail address, and follow the instructions. Make sure to enter your name as stated in your passport, and your correct home address. If you are offered admission, we will use this information for your acceptance letter.
After you have registered your application, you will receive an email receipt with an application number.
5. Upload Supporting documentation
When uploading, carefully use our guidelines on how to upload documents. We recommend that you upload all your documents at the same time as registering your application. However, it is possible to do it in separate steps.
To add documents to an already registered application, go to the application portal, select My documents in the menu, and follow instructions to upload. When you have added a document, you receive an email receipt. This is your confirmation that we have received the document.
You may review and administer your uploaded documents under My documents in the application portal.
If we find that you have not uploaded all required documents, we may notify you by e-mail up until 15 February.
Please note that applications that are incomplete by 15 February will not be evaluated.
6. Complete online video/written assessment
After your application has been pre-screened and registered as complete, you will receive an email invitation to a mandatory online video and written assessment. You will have one week to complete the assessment.
7. Receive your application result
Applicants are notified of their application result continuously during the spring semester. However, most applicants will be notified of their result in the end of April. You will receive the result by email and may also see the result in the application portal.
The study offer must be accepted within two weeks after the notification of the application result. The deadline to accept will be stated in the email confirming the admission offer.
If accepted, you will receive information about housing, residence permits and visas.
The semester starts in mid-August.
If you are offered admission but are unable to start your studies this year, you may in some cases apply for a deferment of your study offer.
Deadlines and other key dates
1 November: Opening of the application portal
15 February: Application deadline, including submission of test results
End April: Notification of application result
15 May: Application deadline housing (Sammen)
1 July: Deadline submission of final diploma
10 August: Deadline to apply for deferment