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The University of Oslo is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Faculty of Science bachelor and master students in Chemistry, Computing Sciences, Mathematics and Physics.

Fields of study

Bachelor and master Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics

It is possible to follow courses that are not included in the agreement you apply to, as long as this is discussed with your study advisor/Board of Examiners. 

Number of places available

6 places in total per year

Selection may be necessary

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

Autumn semester: from the middle of August to the middle of December.
Spring semester: from early January to the middle of June.

Academic calendar


A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo.

Students nominated on bilateral agreements who are not native speakers of English must document their proficiency in English.

In general, Erasmus students do not have to provide documentation of language proficiency. Please contact your university's Erasmus coordinator or international office for information about the requirements for the agreement in question.

For further information about English proficiency requirements for Erasmus + students, please see admission for Erasmus+ students:…

Areas of study open to exchange students

bachelor and master students in Chemistry, Computing Sciences, Mathematics and Physics.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Courses are offered in English and Norwegian language courses are given in Norwegian. More information.

Housing assistance

The student housing is administered by the Student Welfare Organization in Oslo and Akershus (SiO). All International students can apply for housing through SiO Housing.

Estimated living costs per month

Norway is an expensive country and it takes a while getting used to the high cost of living.  As a student you will need a minimum of approximately NOK 11 500 per month in order to cover basic expenses. More detailed information

To give you an idea of the living expenses for a student in Norway, we have put together a modest budget for one semester (all numbers are approximate):

Housing: NOK 22 000
Food: NOK 19 000
Books & Supplies: NOK 5 000
Transportation: NOK 3 500
Other expenses: NOK 12 000

Total for 5 months: NOK 62 000

During your first semester you must be prepared to use a substantial amount of money for setting up your household and for buying suitable clothing for the Norwegian climate.


A semester is 30 credits.

Contact information

The International Officer of the Faculty of Science is Noor Weelink. 


Questions? Please make an (online) appointment below.