Norwegian for Foreigners

Norwegian for Foreigners

The Norwegian for Foreigners courses consist of:

Level 1: Beginners' course, Level 2: Intermediate course, Level 3: Advanced course, Level 4: Proficiency course and Short course (basic) at Campus Trondheim.

I addition we offer some online courses for students and staff in Campus Ålesund and Campus Gjøvik. More information about the courses.

The courses start in January (Spring) and August (Autumn).  Each course lasts one semester. Attendance is compulsory for the first lecture.

Start autumn semester 2020

  • Level 1, 2 and 3: Week 34 (from 17 August) 
  • Short courses an Level 4 Week 35 (from 24 August) 

Application and admission

Application deadline is 1 June for the Autumn Semester and 1 November for the Spring Semester

What to do as a new student

Important things to do as a new Norwegian Course Student

FAQ- Frequently asked questions

Learn Norwegian online


You have to register for the exams at StudentWeb before 1 February (Spring Semester) and 15 September (Autumn Semester).

The Coronavirus

Contact information

Contact information

Please contact us by e-mail at: Due to the Corinavirus you can contact us by e-mail only 

Questions regarding application and admission:
Phone: (+47) 73 59 77 00

Questions regarding emailadress/Internet access:

The Placement Test Autumn 2020

The Placement Test Autumn 2020

The placement test for level 2 and for level 3 will be organized on Monday 03 August between 09.00 o'clock and 12.00. The placement test will be digital and you will have to write it on a PC from home. You will receive more information in an email.