The University of Oslo (UiO) offers International Summer School Scholarships (ISS) to applicants from certain countries. Competition for these scholarships is high and resources are limited, so the majority of scholarships granted are partial scholarships. Only approx. 50 full scholarships are awarded.

Courses offered for Summer School:

  • Norwegian Architecture and Design
  • Art in Norway
  • Norwegian History
  • Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries
  • Scandinavian Film Genres
  • Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries
  • Human Rights
  • International Community Health
  • A Changing Arctic
  • Intensive Elementary Norwegian, Level I
  • Intensive Intermediate Norwegian, Level II
  • Intensivt mellomkurs i norsk, trinn III
  • Intensivt kurs i norsk for viderekomne, trinn IV
  • Norwegian Life & Society
  • Nynorsk
  • Norwegian Literature
  • Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
  • The Norwegian Welfare State
  • Scandinavian Government & Politics
  • International Politics
  • International Development Studies
  • Peace Research
  • PCS – Professional Communication Seminar


  • Applicant’s academic background must be relevant to the course applied for.
  • Applicant’s professional background must be relevant to the course applied for.
  • Applicant’s financial need
  • Applicants from Asia, Oceania, Africa, Central America and South America, Caucasus and Balkans, Former Soviet Union states, EU and EEA countries, USA and Canada are eligible for applying.


Documents to be uploaded:

  • Scanned copies of supporting documents into the Application Portal (the University of Oslo’s online application system).
  • Copy of passport
  • Documentation of English language proficiency
  • Copies of transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letter of recommendation
  • ISS scholarship form
  • CV
  • Norwegian documentation, for applicants to Norwegian language courses levels 2-4

Terms and conditions of ISS scholarships


  • value of the scholarship will not be paid in cash
  • Scholarships are inflexible once they are awarded.
  • travel tickets will be booked and paid for by the ISS
  • applicant may be asked to write a report or letter to the scholarship donor
  • donor has the right to request your final grades from the ISS
  • applicant is responsible for covering expenses that are not included in the scholarship; travel costs to and from the airport, visa fees


  • Applicant must meet attendance requirements
  • Applicant must submit all mandatory assignments
  • Applicant must attend all exams.

Self-financed applicants:

  • Scholarship applicants: Apply before 1 February
  • Self-financed applicants: Apply before 1 March
Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Oslo (UiO)
Fellowship Level All
Country Norway
Subject areas Courses offered by the University
Fellowship amount Tuition-fee (partial or full)
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline Scholarship applicants: Apply before 1 February

Self-financed applicants: Apply before 1 March



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