Why Choose Norway?
Facts About Norway
In Norway, most public universities don’t impose tuition fees. This is mandatory for undergraduate degree courses, Master’s programmes and PhDs, and for students from all countries, regardless if they are part of the EU/EEA or not.
There is only a student union fee that has to be paid in full, which is between 30 – 60 EUR/semester.
Private universities charge tuition fees, and they vary between:
- 7,000 – 9,000 EUR/year for Bachelor’s programmes</li
- 9,000 – 19,000 EUR/year for Master’s programmes
- University of Oslo
- University of Bergen
- BI Norwegian Business School
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
- NHH Norwegian School of Economics
- UIT the Arctic University of Norway
- University of Stavanger
- University of South-Eastern Norway
- The Oslo School of Architecture and Design
Studying in a university in Norway involves living costs consisting of accommodation, books and other study materials, food and utilities. Furthermore the living costs per month can be above average European nations, they are still among one of the best for a Nordic country. And, as a bonus, the Norwegian standard of living and quality of life is euphoric.
On average, you can expect to pay anywhere between 800 – 1,400 EUR/month to live in Norway. Expenses can be much higher in large cities.
- Oslo: 1,200 – 2,000 EUR
- Bergen: 1,100 – 1,800 EUR
- Tromso and Trondheim: 1,000 - 1,600 EUR
Other smaller cities in Norway usually have an average monthly living cost of 800 – 1,000 EUR.
Students in Norway pay up to 36% out of the total living costs on accommodation. The most popular options are student housing and renting/sharing an apartment. In general, you can pay a fee between 300 – 700 EUR/month. Prices fluctuate a lot depending on the city in which you live, your proximity of place of living to the city centre, and whether you live alone or with other students.