Norway Study Visa
Why study in Norway?
Norway, having 5 million inhabitants, is located in West-Scandinavia. Its capital is Oslo. Norway has the fourth-highest per capita income in the world. The Norwegian system of higher education comprises 44 institutions, the majority (38) of them being public. The system includes nine broad universities (all public), eight specialized universities (e.g. in arts, music, sports, theology), and 27 university colleges focussing on undergraduate education. In 2016 about four percent of all students at Norwegian higher education institutions were international students. The largest countries of origin are Sweden, China, and the Russian Federation. The University of Oslo achieved 10 out of its 14 top scores in Research and Knowledge Transfer. The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences is among the global top 25 universities performing in U-Multi rank’s 2018 edition in Top-cited Publications, an important indicator measuring the impact of its research.