University of Oslo

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University of Oslo is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Oslo, Norway.

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General Information for Exchange students

Course information

Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): Mid- August - December
Semester II (Spring Semester): January - June

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

The agreement subject is Humanities. Students (priority: master Cultural History) can take courses at the Department of Humanities. Subjects that are taught here cover Archeology, Artificial Intelligence, Celtic Studies, Communication, Conflict Studies, Dutch Language and Culture, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, International Relations, Italian Studies, Journalism, Literature, Linguistics, Media, Musicology, Philosophy, and Religion.

Students may also register for courses at any department and faculty as long as they fulfil eventual prerequisites of the course, the course is taught in the semester of the exchange and if there are places available. Students should read the information on the course page, and in case of prerequisites they should make sure the transcript uploaded during application reflects the necessary academic background.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Norwegian

Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

3 places per year. 

Additional information

Practical Information


Norwegian Courses for International Students

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!