Study free in the University of Nord, Norway

nordNord University offers programs at bachelor, master and doctoral levels. There are also study locations in Central and Northern Norway, with some of the best art teaching and research facilities located in a spectacular northern setting. The university offers free tuition to local and international students while  also facilitating a range of flexible and online study programs via active use of learning technology.

Application Deadlines

February 1: This is the admission deadline for international students who are non-European Union/EEA citizens

March 1: Submit applications by this deadline if its  based on prior learning or exceptional circumstances

April 1: Local admission for European Union/EEA citizens

April 15: Central admission date for applicants with Norwegian education (refer to information about admission to Norwegian-taught programmes)

May 15: Local admission for applicants with Norwegian education (refer to information about admission to Norwegian-taught programmes)

Application Documents

When you apply, you will be asked to submit documentation that supports the educational qualifications that form the basis of your application. Although you are required to apply online, all documentation must be submitted in hard (paper) copy. We do not accept documentation sent via email.

Applicants to Nord University are subject to documentation requirements provided by the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). The requirements are country-specific, meaning that they vary depending on where applicants obtained their education and qualifications.

All international applicants receive an automatically-generated email after submitting their application for admission. This email contains more information about documentation as well as the relevant deadline for submission of documents.

How to apply

All applications for degree and one-year study programmes taught in English must be submitted via the online applications portal (søknadsweb).

Use the link to the applications portal provided on this page or the link on the study programme page. We do not accept applications via email.

Applications for intake in autumn open on December 1. Some international programmes may open for applications earlier. These will have an active link to the applications portal on the study programme page.

For more enquiries about admissions into universities abroad, send an email to or call +2348125835476


  1. I kindly wish to apply to the NORD University, Norway which offers free education. I am a graduate of International Relations and Diplomatic Studies from Makerere University, Uganda. I wish to pursue an MBA or PHD and as a mature student I wish to work part time. I can raise some funds for other requirements.

  2. Hello, I wish to become a student in North university. I’m an undergraduate and wish continue study in International relation & political science in Norway.

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