Research in Norway

Research is of decisive importance when it comes to ensuring that Norway is a knowledge-based and innovative society. Culture, business and industry and welfare all depend on development and use of research, according to the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. 

You can find information about research in Norway on the following websites:

Research in Norway - Ministry of Education and Research

Information for applicants to funds from abroad - The Research Council of Norway (RCN)

International Scholarships for the exchange of scientists and advanced students - The Research Council of Norway (RCN)

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