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|Program Type:||Exchange Program||Language of Instruction:||English, Norwegian|
|Housing Options:||On-campus housing||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Academic Area:||Business, Education, English, History, Human Services, Humanities, Management & Information Systems, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Science and Law, Religious Studies||Credit Type:||European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)|
Aust-Agder County, Norway
The United Nations has named Norway the best country to live in for six years in a row. In the international environment at the University of Agder (UiA), you will not only learn from the Norwegian way of living, but also learn from your fellow students, who will be from all over the world.
The UiA was established on September 1, 2007 when Agder University College received full university status. There are about 8000 students and 850 faculty and staff, making it the fifth largest higher education institution in the country. The university is located in the twin counties of Agder. The southernmost part of the region where all three campuses are located is affectionately called "Sorlandet."
UiA receives about 150 international students and sends about 250 students abroad each year. Montclair State has students studying abroad here from Agder every semester.
Faculty of Humanities and Education
The Faculty of Humanities and Education offers the following 30 ECTS credit (full-semester) programmes:
Faculty of Economics and Social SciencesThe Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences offers courses taught in English in Business, International Management, Information Systems, Political Science and Sociology. You will find a full overview.
Business Courses in English.pdf
In addition, the Faculty runs a summer school from June - August. If you are interested in the summer school, please apply directly to the European Integration Summer School.
Faculty of Health and Sport
The Department of Sport offers its popular 30 ECTS (full semester) Outdoor Education and Nature Guiding programme. Please note: All Autumn courses in the Department of Sport will be taught in Norwegian. Only the spring courses are taught in English. To take Outdoor Education, you must be able to swim.
Outdoor Education and Guiding consists of two courses:
Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and ScienceCourses in Mathematics and Natural Science are offered on the Kristiansand campus. Engineering and ICT are offered on the Grimstad Campus. You will find a full overview here.
Faculty of Fine ArtsCourses in the Master of Music Performance are open to exchange students from the Music Department's partner institutions. A programme description is available here.
Music PerformanceThe university offers a broad range of courses in music performance, education, theory and history.
For a sample of the undergraduate offerings in the bachelors program see their website.
For more information about the academic calendar 2017-2018,
click here and scroll down.
Language of Instruction
Over fifty courses are offered in English for exchange students, though the primary language of instruction is Norwegian. Individual guidance in music performance is available in English. Additionally, all exchange student may participate in a free, non-credit Norwegian language course at the beginning of the semester.
|Accommodation and Meals
International students at the University of Agder are guaranteed student accommodation. Some time after the application deadline, you will be sent a reservation code and details on how to apply for your accommodation. Please do not apply for accommodation before receiving this information from the accommodation office.
|Estimated Program Costs
The Semester or Academic year Abroad program is a traditional student exchange. Students who participate will pay tuition and fees for a semester (or academic year) to Montclair State University, and no additional tuition at Agder.
Please complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process.
In addition, please submit the University of Agder application to the Study Abroad Office at Montclair State. You may download the application here: University of Agder application
Application Deadline: October 15, 2017
Music Students Only
All music students applying for any study abroad program must first be approved by the International Committee of the John J. Cali School of Music.
Your official study abroad request should include three (3) music department references; one each from
Music School Reference Form.pdf
Please complete these forms:
And submit to:
John J. Cali International Committee
Professor / David Witten, Chair;
|For Further Information
Contact Professor Jeff Kunkel firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Francesca De Ros, Study Abroad Coordinator, email@example.com
Domenica Dominguez, Director of Study Abroad and International Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have been approved by the International Committee of the John J. Cali School of Music, Please complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process.
All students must complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process first to receive approval. Please click on the "Apply Now" at the top of the page to begin your application.
The Office of International Engagement
Rm. 207, Student Center Annex
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ, 07043
Front Desk: 973 655 6862
For general questions about Study Abroad, please contact:
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Academic Year||2018-2019||03/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2018||03/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2019||10/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.