Background

Norway

STUDY IN NORWAY


Norway is the northernmost nation in Europe and comprises a great variety of natural landscape. The span from the valleys in the southeast to the spectacular fjords and high mountains and coastline in the west and north is very outstanding. If you enjoy hiking and huge outdoor experiences, this is a fantastic place to be.Norway is the northernmost nation in Europe and comprises a great variety of natural landscape. The span from the valleys in the southeast to the spectacular fjords and high mountains and coastline in the west and north is very outstanding. If you enjoy hiking and huge outdoor experiences, this is a fantastic place to be.

  • Since oil was revealed off the coast in 1969 Norwegians have owned a high standard of living. It is a safe society and the crime rate is low. It has a smart labour market and the unemployment rate is only 3.6 per cent (June 2019). Norway has an open economy with many international corporations and extensive foreign trade.
  • Norway is a small country with big reserves. It is a priority to Norwegian authorities to maintain and develop an education system of high quality, which is open to all, regardless of the student’s social and economic background. This also counts for international students. However, beware that Norway is a high cost country, and as an international student you must be able to cover your living costs in Norway during your studies.

 

High cost country

However, you should take into consideration that Norway is a high-cost country and living expenses are high. International applicants from outside of Europe must expect to document a high level of subsistence to be granted a student residence permit.However, many international students in Norway hold part-time work, but you should not rely on that option as the the scope is limited.



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