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International Student Admission

If you are enrolled as a student with a partner institution and want to pursue an exchange semester at ONUC, please contact your study abroad office and follow their process. If you want to apply for one of our online courses you must meet our admission criteria. 

Applicants wishing to undertake any of these individual, online courses must document the following:

Step 1

Document that you are qualified for higher education in Norway, please see at the The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS) who coordinate the admission to undergraduate study programmes at all universities.

Step 2

You must document that you meet the English language requirement at ONUC by completing and passing one of these below:

English language requirements

All applicants can meet the English language requirement at ONUC by completing and passing one of these:     

English (140 hours) from Norwegian upper secondary school: written and oral exam.   

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 60 points from TOEFL iBT / TOEFL iBT Home Edition or 500 points from TOEFL PBT.   

IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) Academic test / Online academic test with a minimum score of 5.0    

Cambridge ESOL Examinations: First Certificate in English   

Cambridge ESOL Examinations: Certificate in Advanced English   

Cambridge ESOL Examinations: Certificate of Proficiency in English   

Pearson PTE Academic / with an overall score of 51 on PTE Academic / PTE Academic Online    

The European language certificate (telc): English B2   

The European language certificate (telc): English B2-C1 University   

The European language certificate (telc): all English certificates at C1-level   

You can also meet the English language requirement if the applicant has one of these:   

A complete or incomplete undergraduate degree in English language and literature with courses in English language and literature that are equivalent to minimum 60 ECTS.    

Completed a minimum of one year of upper secondary school or one year university studies taught in English in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Great Britain or the USA.   

Completed a master's degree taught in English.   

Completed a bachelor’s degree taught in English in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden. 

Passed English as «Language 2» or Language 2» on a European Baccalaureate Diploma   

Completed and passed an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Certificate (IB)

Step 3

When you have all the above documentation ready, send your application to international@oslonh.no.


Practical information:


For more information about tuition fees, please do not hesitate to contact us at international@oslonh.no.

Unfortunately Oslo New University College has no scholarships available for international mobility students. 

Apply before April 15th.

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