High School in Norway
There are several international schools in Norway with English as first language. Most of them offer the IB program for the final two years of high school, which is an internationally recognized bilingual diploma that qualifies for university entry all over the world, including Norway. Schools as Skagerak International School, arranges for children who has families living abroad to live in host families or own apartments, while attending the school. For a full list of IB schools, click here.
Want to pursue higher education in Norway?
You apply to most universities and colleges in Norway through a joint website, Samordna opptak. Instructions are available in English. Here you find a list of most Norwegian universities, instructions for how to apply and admission requirements to the different educations. If you want to pursue studies within economics, business and finance, etc. the private university BI also offers that on several locations in Norway.
How to finance your studies:
It is free to attend public universities in Norway for Norwegians and Scandinavians (Danes, Swedes, Finns, and Icelanders)
The Norwegian Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen), offers scholarships and student loans to all Norwegians studying in Norway, or studying at one of the many institutions around the world, that are approved by the Norwegian Education Loan Fund. Instructions are available in English.
Norwegian studying abroad?
Scholarships: If you are Norwegian and either enrolled in an education abroad or if you are thinking about it, we offer scholarships for studies in the United States through the Norway-America Association.
As mentioned above, The Norwegian Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen) offers scholarships and student loans to all Norwegians studying at one of the many institutions around the world, that are approved by the Norwegian Education Fund
The Association for Norwegian Students Abroad, ANSA has long experience in assisting Norwegian students abroad, regarding all questions they might have. This includes their rights towards the Norwegian Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen). ANSA have local chapters at most large education institutions around the world. If you want to get to know Norwegians at your university abroad, look for the local ANSA association.