Internationalisation is a priority within all sectors of the Norwegian education system, and universities and university colleges are working to facilitate for international students.
Around 14 000 foreign nationals are currently enrolled at Norwegian institutions of higher education.
The website Study in Norway offers information about where to study, what to study, information about the education system and tuition/scholarships - and about living in Norway.
Study in Norway is run by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education.
Norway has a population of 4,937,000 and neighbours Sweden, Finland and Russia.
Norway has opted out of being part of the European Union twice as the only one of the Nordic countries. Within most trade areas, however, Norway enjoys free trade with the EU, and like Iceland, the country is part of the Schengen Area, allowing the free movement of people between the member states.
The three largest cities in the country are its capital Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim.
Norway is a constitutional democracy and has several times has been ranked as the world’s best country to live in by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Norway has also been recognised for being a leading country in the closing of the gender gap in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report.
For more information on Norway, visit: norway.no