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How to apply to Oslo New University College

We are very excited to welcome international students to our Oslo campus.

Our English taught courses are held each year during the fall semester. Please apply for admission before April 1st.

Go on exchange from your home institution for a semester

We are partners with:

- Pacific Lutheran University, USA
- University of Florida, USA
- Chichester University, England
- Richmond American University London, England
- Ca' Foscari University, Italy
- Université de Toulon, France
- ESPOL, Université Catholique de Lille
- Saxion University, Netherlands
- Stellenbosch University, South Africa


If you are a student at one of these institutions, please contact your Study Abroad/ International office for advice on how to get started with your application.

Take a full degree or single course at Oslo New University College

If you are proficient in the Norwegian language, you can apply for a full degree at Oslo New University College/Oslo Nye Høyskole. You can find all our programs and apply for admission on our website. Please visit studyinnorway.no for more information about pursuing a full degree in Norway.

Oslo New University College offers individual courses in English, either on-campus or online. These courses range from 7,5 ECTS, 10 ECTS or 15 ECTS and are part of an officially approved degree in Norway.  

For applicants wishing to undertake any of these individual courses, they must satisfy the general entry requirements for ONUC, excluding the Norwegian language requirement. As an alternative language requirement, applicants must document proficiency in English instead.  Additionally, applicants must prove they are qualified for higher education. 

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

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) 


In order to document that you are qualified for higher education in Norway, please see "Samordna opptak". Scroll down and find the country where you have completed your education to find out what applies to you. 

For more information or assistance before applying, please contact hei@oslonh.no.