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Supplementary Education in Science and Technology for Refugees

One-year programme, Trondheim

Supplementary Education in Science and Technology for Refugees

– Norwegian and English language requirements for admission

Norwegian and English language requirements for admission


The Norwegian language requirement can be covered with one of the following tests:

  • Norskprøven for voksne innvandrere fra Kompetanse Norge / Vox (Norwegian test for adult immigrants from Skills Norway, formerly Vox) with a minimum result of B1 on all four subtests
  • Norwegian written and oral at Vg3 level (393 hours) at a Norwegian upper secondary school
  • Test of Norwegian - advanced level, written (Bergenstesten), with minimum grade "Pass". If you took the test before 2009, you must have at least 450 points
  • Examination from at least Level 2 in Norwegian for international students at the universities
  • Completed and passed course of study in higher education of at least 60 credits in Norwegian language and social science for international students
  • Norwegian Test 3 for adult immigrants


To qualify for the programme, applicants must have passed a test or examination in English. The English language requirement  can be met with one of the following tests: