The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service

The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS) coordinates the admission to ordinary undergraduate study programmes at all universities, university colleges, and some private university colleges in Norway.

Admission to tertiary vocational education

Do you want to apply for admission to tertiary vocational schools in Norway? Please contact the tertiary vocational school directly for information about requirements. 

The NUCAS admission system is primarily meant for Norwegian citizens and individuals with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway.

Programmes for international students

International students who would like to apply for programmes taught in English can find information on this web site

Postgraduate programmes

Postgraduate programmes are not part of the coordinated admission service provided by NUCAS. For information on admission to postgraduate degrees, please contact the respective institutions directly.

Undergraduate programmes taught in Norwegian

Applicants have to meet the general admission requirements and document proficiency in the Norwegian language in order to be eligible for admission. Applicants can find information on general requirements on the GSU-list

Application deadlines

15th April - The application deadline for applicants with secondary education from non-Nordic countries

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Applicants must meet all requirements before 1st July. Secondary school graduates must submit their school leaving certificate before 1st July.

The assessment of the application is based on the grades from upper secondary school  / high school.

The enrolment offers are published on 20th July. Applicants are asked to accept or decline the offer by the indicated deadline. Please note that admission to some programmes is highly competitive.


Telephone: 21 49 56 09 (Service Hours: please see information on our contact page in Norwegian).

Postal address:
Samordna opptak
Postboks 5883 Majorstuen
0308 Oslo