Semester programme in physiotherapy

Bachelor's course
For exchange students

The Faculty of Health Sciences welcomes exchange students from partner universities to join us for a semester of theoretical courses within physiotherapy and technology, at our Pilestredet campus located in central Oslo. The bachelor programme in physiotherapy at OsloMet emphazises lifelong learning and physiotherapy through the life course, which will be prominent also in the semester programme.

You will participate in theoretical courses together with local students and other exchange students. Students joining us for a full semester will usually follow 3 courses for a total of 30 ECTS. Depending on course selection the classes will start either in the beginning or the end of January. You are also welcome to join us for a shorter stay, and only follow some of the courses. The start date will then vary depending on your academic and practical needs. Please contact us for guidance on designing your semester. In addition to the course specific content, you will learn to collaborate in international teams and improve your English language skills.

  • Admission requirements

    You must have passed at least one year or more in a study programme within the field of physiotherapy or similar. Exceptions may be made for students with other relevant experience and a particular interest in the subject.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 1 October.

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

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Student stories

Julia sitting in front of a graffiti art wall.
Oslo has the perfect mix of city and nature

“In Oslo you can go hiking in the woods during the day and go out partying in the evening, ” says Julia, an exchange student from Germany.