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Students enrolled in this school.
4
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
11
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The University of Agder (UiA) is situated on the southern tip of Norway and is located on two campuses, in Kristiansand and Grimstad.The university has 11 000 students and 1100 faculty and staff members. It is one of the youngest universities in Norway, but its history dates back to 1839 when the first teacher training institution in the region was established. It is a public university with state-of-the-art buildings on both campuses. Research is the foundation of all teaching activities at UiA and covers a wide variety of disciplines.Being a driving force for societal and regional development, the university of Agder has close contact with industry, organisations and cultural institutions. It is an internationally oriented university in a region exposed to strong international competition.

What are the admissions criteria?

January 15th is the admissions deadline. Applicants must have high school courses in a second language. All applicants must submit a copy of their passport, and applicants from non-anglophone countries or high schools must submit English proficiency test scores. 

What is student life like?

The students' gym Spicheren has excellent facilities, including a climbing wall and a swimming pool, and many outdoor options.The Student Organization in Agder (STA) is the official representative body for students at the University of Agder. The overarching goals of the organization is to work for the professional, social, economic and welfare interests of the students at UiA. STA organizes around 13,000 students and is the umbrella organization for a variety of student activities. STA is the voice of our students on campus, in the local arena and nationally.

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Housing options.

International students are guaranteed housing by the university. Prices range from 333 to 860 euros per month.

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