Admission to OsloMet International Summer School

How to apply to OsloMet International Summer School.

Application deadline

OsloMet International Summer School in July 2021 is cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ordinary, you must send in your online application by 1 February.

Admission requirements

  • General requirements

    You must fulfill the general requirements, have sufficient knowledge of English, and for some of the courses have a specific educational background. You find specific course requirements in the description of each course.

    If there are more qualified applicants than places, applicants will be ranged according to partner affiliation and grades.

    Basic requirements

    The basic entrance requirements are the same requirements that applicants to study programmes at OsloMet must fulfill.

    Depending on the country you are from, you must either have:

    • 1. A national secondary school leaving certificate

      If you are from one of these countries, you must have a national secondary school leaving certificate:

      Albania, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cap Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Congo (Rep. of), Croatia, Cyprus (Greek), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (to 2012), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe.

      The French Baccalaureate, the European International Baccalaureate, and the British A-levels also satisfy the basic requirements.

    • 2. One year of studies at university level

      If you are from one of these countries, you must have a national secondary school leaving certificate and one year of studies in academic subjects at university level:

      Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep. of), Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus (Turkish), East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (from 2012), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Panama, Palestine, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Korea, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia.

    • 3. Two years of studies at university level

      If you are from one of these countries you must have a national secondary school leaving certificate and two years of studies in academic subjects at university level:

      Armenia, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar - min. 3 years, North Korea (DPRK).

  • Proof of English proficiency

    The English level we require is the same that we require of our exchange students. You must have a good command of English as all courses are taught in English.

    Depending on where you are from, you must document your English proficiency based on the following:

    • If you are a student at one of our partner-institutions, you can submit a statement from your current university/university college confirming your English proficiency. If your university/college cannot supply you with this document, please submit other proof of your English proficiency as described below.
    • For the following countries a complete transcript from an English-speaking secondary school is sufficient: Australia, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Gambia, Ghana, Ireland, Kenya, Malawi, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia or Zimbabwe.
    • A completed bachelor’s degree from the home country with English as the language of instruction.
    • EB diploma with English as "language 1" or "language 2".
    • Completed one year at university with English as the language of instruction in one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or USA.
    • Completed university education where the subject English was the main component of the study, such as English language or literature.
    • Completed and passed English course (140 hours per year / 5 hours per week) in the Norwegian upper secondary school.

    You can also document your English proficiency with one of the following test results:

    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 500 for a paper-based test, a score of at least 170 for a computer-based test or minimum 60 for an internet-based test.
    • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) Academic test with a minimum score of 5.0.
    • Advanced Placement International English Language examination (APIEL) with a minimum score of 3.
    • University of Cambridge examinations: First Certificate in English, Certificate in Advanced English or Certificate of Proficiency in English.
  • Required documentation

    When you fill in your application, make sure to have all the required documents ready. You must upload all the required documents before we can process your application.

    Applicants for the NeuroInsight course

    • Letter of recommendation.

    Current or previous OsloMet students

    You do not need to upload any admission documents with your application.

    Students at one of our mobility partner institutions

    • Transcript from current university.
    • Statement from current university confirming proficiency in English. If your institution cannot make such a statement, please submit other documentation that you fulfill the English requirements.
    • Copy of valid passport: The page showing your photo and personal information.

    All other applicants

    • Transcript from secondary school and university if applicable.
    • Transcript from secondary school/university or test scores showing that you fulfill the English requirement. 
    • Copy of valid passport: The page showing your photo and personal information.

How to apply

Please note that OsloMet reserves the right to offer courses depending on the level of enrollment. We therefore recommend that you make use of the possibility to apply to more than one course. As part of the online application process, you will be asked to rank the various courses you apply to according to your preferences.

  1. Choose a course.
  2. Check if you fulfill the admission requirements above and specific requirements for the courses you choose.
  3. Gather the required documents listed above.
  4. Apply online in Søknadsweb ( and upload your documents.
  5. Accept the offer in Søknadsweb when admission to successful applicants is announced. The announcement is expected around March. The deadline for accepting the offer is approximately ten days after you receive it.

When you have accepted the offer

  1. You will receive an OsloMet pin code so you can create your OsloMet account.
  2. Pay before 15 May.


You must pay a summer school fee of 1000 NOK. This covers course participation, arrival service, welcome pack, social program, and excursions. 

Payment deadline: 15 May.

You pay online (

If you do not have a credit card, please contact us for the details necessary to make an international bank-to-bank transfer. Your bank might charge a fee for international transfers.


If you are unable to attend, please send us an email. You can get a refund given that you cancel in due time before 3 June.

Include information on the name from which the transfer came from, name of bank and the account number.

Questions about admission?

Contact us by email if you have any questions.

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