Study Masters in Norway

Author : Akanksha Dabade | 22-04-2020 | 1067 Views

Norway is Scandinavian country encompassing glaciers, mountains and deep coastal fjords. It is considered as the second happiest country on Earth. What better place to stay and live in and complete your master degree. Skiing originated in Norway. Officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway.

Norway offers a unique student experience and Norwegian institutions of higher education welcome applications sent by qualified students from all over the world. Internationalization is a priority within all sectors of the Norwegian education system. Universities and university colleges are constantly working to facilitate for international students.

      5 reasons for studying in Norway:

1.High-quality education

 With a wide range of high quality courses and great flexibility, Norwegian institutions prove to be an ideal study destination. From vocational subjects to postgraduate level there are plenty of opportunities for both exchange students and degree seeking students to fulfill their ambitions. In many cases the students can benefit from taking part in exciting research projects coordinated by the professor

2.Close and equal terms student-professor relations The open-door policy of professors, teachers and administrative staff at Norwegian institutions is well known. They are both available and approachable for the students in order to arrange for maximum learning outcome for their students.

3.Critical thinking is encouraged

 Critical thinking and the ability to approach a problem in different ways are valued skills in the Norwegian classroom. This learning tradition might be unfamiliar to some international students, but is something that often is highlighted as an important asset to the Norwegian education.

4.A modern and technologically advanced society

Norway is a modern society. Equality is a value deeply rooted in the Norwegian society and is rooted in both legislation and tradition. On campus students benefit from high technological standards and services, modern facilities and equipment, as well as innovative teaching.

5. Time to specialize

In most cases the Master´s programs offered at Norwegian institutions go over 2 years. This allows students to work on their thesis for a whole year, which means that the students get the chance to go deeper into her or his field of study.


JAM Campus Abroad brings you the best Universities in Norway.


  • Noweigan School of Economics-It is business school situated in Bergen, Norway. It was founded in 1936 as Norway's first business school and has since its establishment been a teaching and research institution in the fields of economics and business administration.

              Courses Offered: 

                                  Economics and Business administration

                                  Financial Economics

                                  International Business

                                  Marketing and Brand Management 

                                  New Business Development 

                                  Economic Analysis

                                  Strategy and Management

                                  Business Analysis and Performance management


  • Western Norway University of Applied Sciences- It is a Norwegian public institution of higher education. Western Norway University of Applied Sciences provides professional education within health and social sciences, engineering, economic and administrative science, music and teaching. It offers education on the Bachelor and Master levels, continuing education, and on the Doctoral (PhD) level. 

              Courses Offered:

                                 Maritime Operations

                                 Health Aging and Rehabilitation 

                                 Fire safety 

                                 Climate Change Management 


  • University of Agder - The institution was established as a university college (høgskole) in 1994 through the merger of Agder College and five other colleges, including a technical college and a nursing school, and became one of Norway's new universities in 2007. It is among the youngest of Norway's ten universities.UiA has a shared leadership. The rector is elected by the students and members of staff and faculty, who becomes the head of the university board, and is responsible for the academic programmes and activities. The university director is the head of administration, and is responsible for all economic and administrative affairs.

              Courses Offered:

                                 Coastal Ecology

                                 Global Development and Planning 

                                 Innovative Governance and Public management 



  • Nord University- Nord University is a young university with strong regional ties and a global perspective. The university is committed to delivering relevant educational programmes and research, with a focus on blue and green growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, and welfare, health and education. Nord University offers 180 programmes within both academic and professional studies, including aquaculture, nurse education, and teacher education.A member of the University of the Arctic, Nord University is also among universities offering circumpolar studies.

    Courses Offered: 



                       Global management 

                       Sustainable Production and utilization of marine Bioresources


  • Norwegian Business School- It is the largest business school in Norway and the second largest in all of Europe.It is the largest supplier of economic and administrative competence and skills in Norway with more than 200 000 graduates since 1983.

                     Courses Offered: 

                                        Strategic Marketing Management

                                        Leadership and Organisational Psychology 

                                        Finance and Quantitative Finance

                                        Entrepreneurship and Innovation

                                      QTEM Masters Network 


  • Høyskolen Kristiania-  Campus Kristiania is the name of an education center including Oslo School of Management, Norwegian School of Creative Studies.

                      Courses Offered: 

                                         Applied Computer Science- Software Integration 

                                         Human- Computer Interaction

                                         Information Systems- Digital Business Systems 

                                         Information Systems - Management and Innovation 


  • Ostfold University College- It has campuses in Fredrikstad and Halden, and has around 7000 students  and 550 employees . The university college is one of the public university colleges in Norway, and is a result of five public colleges in Halden, Sarpsborg and Fredrikstad which were joined together as a part of the University College Reform of 1994.

                      Courses Offered:

                                         Applied Computer Science 

                                         Green Energy Technology



  • Oslo Metropolitan University- Oslo Metropolitan University was established on 12 January 2018 and is the second youngest of Norway's new universities. It evolved from what was until 2018 Norway's largest university college, Oslo and Akershus University College, which was itself the result of many previous mergers of around 30 former colleges and community colleges in the Oslo area.          

                    Courses Offered: 

                                       Applied Data and Information Technology 

                                       Civil Engineering

                                       International education and development     

                                       International Social Welfare and Health Policy


  • NLA University College - NLA University College is the only private college in Norway offering primary school teacher education. This program is offered in Bergen, where preschool teacher education is also offered together with bachelor's and master's degrees in education, intercultural understanding, and theology / practical theology and management. In Oslo, bachelor's degrees in economics are offered through the Hague School of Management, as well as bachelor's degrees in music performance and practical theology. The Gimlekollen NLA College site offers a bachelor's and master's degree in journalism, as well as bachelor's degrees and one-year programs in intercultural communication, communication and life orientation, and information and communication work.  

                 Courses Offered: 

                                    Intercultural Studies

                                    Global Journalism 

                                    Theology and ministry


  • University of Oslo- The University of Oslo, until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University, is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Until 1 January 2016 it was the largest Norwegian institution of higher education in terms of size, now surpassed only by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Courses Offered:

                     Gender Studies


                      Health Economics, Policy and Management


                      Peace and Conflict Studies

                      Computational Studies

                      Informatics: Digital Eco and leadearship

                      Informatics: Language Technology

                      Economics, Maritime Law, Astronomy, Bioscience, Chemistry

                      Entrepreneurship and Innovative Management

                      Theory and Practice of Human Rights

                      Data Science, GeoSciences, Physics, Global- MINDS

                      Electrical Engineering, Informatics and Technology

                      Fluid Mechanics

                      Development Environmental and Cultural Change




  • The University Of Tromso-  Located in the city of Tromsø, Norway, it was established in 1968 and opened in 1972. It is one of eight universities in Norway. The main focus of the University's activities is on auroral light research, space science, fishery science, biotechnology, linguistics, multicultural societies, telemedicine, epidemiology and a wide spectrum of Arctic research projects.

                    Courses Offered:

                                          Applied Computer Science

                                          Aerospace Control Engineering

                                          Statistics, Biomedicine, Computer Science

                                          Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering

                                          English acquisition and Multilingualism

                                          English Literature, Fine Art

                                          Industrial Engineering

                                          Mathematics, Molecular Sciences and Physics


  • University of Stavanger-  It is organized in three Faculties, including two national centres of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology. The university has a main campus located in the neighbourhood of Ullandhaug. The University of Stavanger is currently the third-highest ranked in Norway in terms of research publications per member of scientific staff.

                         Courses Offered:

                                              Master of Science in Business Administration

                                              Service Leadership in International Business

                                              Master in Religion, Cultural and Society

                                              Literacy Studies

                                              Biological chemistry, Computer Science

                                              Computational Engineering

                                              Environmental Engineering

                                              Industrial Asset Management

                                              Marine and Offshore Technology

                                              Science in Mathematics and Physics

                                          Petroleum Geosciences Engineering

                                          Petroleum Engineering, Risk Management

                                          Risk Analysis and Governance

                                          Energy, Environment and Society

                                          Nordic Master Program in Social Work and Welfare


  • Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences- The Inland Norway University Norwegian: Høgskolen Innlandet, is a state university college in Norway, established in 2017 from the merger of Headmark University College and Lillehammer University College. It has six campuses.

                         Courses Offered:

                                              Applied Ecology

                                              Applied and Commercial Biotechnology

                                              Add on a program in virtual reality and Augmented Reality


  • VID University of Science-  The VID Specialized University is a Norwegian accredited, private, non-profit higher education and research institution.

VID Specialized University has 4,500 students and 450 employees, making it Norway's second-largest private college.

                                    Courses Offered:

                                                         Theology and Religious Studies

                                                         Community Development and Social Innovation


  • University of South-Eastern Norway- The University of South-Eastern Norway, commonly known as USN, is a Norwegian state university. It has campuses in Bø, Telemark, Porsgrunn, Notodden, Rauland, Drammen, Hønefoss, Kongsberg and Horten. USN is a continuation of the three former university colleges, Telemark University College, Buskerud University College and Vestfold University College, which merged between 2014 and 2016 to form the University College of Southeast Norway.

                          Courses Offered:

                                               Master in Computer Science

                                                Electrical Power Engineering

                                             Energy and Environmental Technology

                                             Environmental science

                                             Friluftsliv Studies (outdoor studies)

                                             Human Rights and Multiculturalism

                                             Management Information Systems

                                             Maritime Management

                                             Micro and Nano Systems Technology

                                             Optometry and visual science

                                             Process Technology

                                             Smart System Integration

                                             System Engineering with Embedded system

                                             Systems Engineering (Industry master)


  • University of Bergen-  The University of Bergen is a public university located in Bergen, Norway. The university today serves approximately 17,000 students and is one of eight universities in Norway.

                          Courses Offered:

                                               Biomedical Sciences, Global Health, Biology, Earth Science

                                               Applied and Computational Mathematics

                                               Meteorology and Oceanology: Climate Dynamics, Marine

                                                                                                       Biochemistry, Meteorology,

                                                                                                       Physical Oceanography

                                            Molecular Biology, Process technology, Petroleum Technology

                                            Geographies of Sustainable development

                                            Global Development Theory and Practice

                                            Physical Geography, Public Administration, System Dynamics

                                            Biomedical Sciences, Master of Philosophy, Linguistics

                                            Digital Culture and French


  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology-  The Norwegian University of Science and Technology is a public research university in Norway with the main campus in Trondheim and smaller campuses in Gjøvik and Ålesund. NTNU has the main national responsibility for education and research in engineering and technology and is the successor of Norway's preeminent engineering university.

                         Courses Offered:

                                              Applied Computer Science, Biology, Biotechnology

                                              Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Technology

                                               Electric Power Engineering, Electronic System Design

                                               Geotechnics and Geohazards, Global health

                                               Globalization and Sustainable Development

                                               Global Manufacturing Management

                                               Hydropower development, Industrial Design and Ecology

                                               Informatics, Information Security, Interaction Design

                                               International Business and Marketing

                                               Marine Technology, Materials Science and Engineering

                                               Mathematical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Music

                                               Communication and Technology

                                                Natural Gas Technology

                                                Natural Resources Management

                                                Naval Architecture, Neuroscience, Ocean Resources, Physics

                                                Physical Activity and Health, Product and System Design

                                                Project Management.