At UiB, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. At UiB, education is free for everyone, both in Norwegian and English. But for admission to such programs, you should know the language at least at a B2 level. Students should only pay a semester fee — 101 USD per year. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.
When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
It is not possible to enter an undergraduate program at UiB after the 11th grade. In Norway, school education lasts longer than 11 years, so applicants need to complete one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.), or study for a year at a university in their home country.
Master's degree at UiB
The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 80 or higher.
The campus of UiB is located in Bergen. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. UiB accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.
After graduation from the university, students can stay in the country for 1 year. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of UiB find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.