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Ministry of Education and Research

Guri Melby (Lib.)

Minister of Education and Integration

Henrik Asheim (Con.)

Minister of Research and Higher Education

Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for primary and secondary school, upper secondary and tertiary vocational education and higher education sectors,  kindergartens, cultural schools, vocational education and training and adult learning. The Ministry is also responsible for research and integration.

News from the Ministry

bilde av studenter

Entry restrictions to be eased for work immigrants and students

25/06/2020: The Government is amending its COVID-19-related entry restrictions in a way that will allow the admission of foreign nationals who have a residence permit for work and foreign students travelling to Norway to study.

Bilde av Guri Melby på pressekonferanse

Statement from Minister of Education and Integration at Press Conference For Kids

12/05/2020: The Minister of Education and Research has circulated a proposal for a new framework plan for kindergartens for consultative review.