Higher Education

As a knowledge nation, Norway has a great need for people with high level professional skills across a broad spectrum of fields. It is a goal that everyone should be able to get an education regardless of their social background.


Quality in higher education

Universities and university colleges are to provide higher education of a high international standard on the basis of the foremost within research, academic and artistic development work and empirical knowledge.

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The Ministry of Education and Research establishes the rules for admission to educational programmes, and has the overall responsibility for state educational institutions, student welfare and student financing.

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