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There is one British Council test centre in Norways capital Oslo. According to our database, there are 34 universities in Norway that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Norway is 5.7.
Norway offers a unique student experience and Norwegian institutions of higher education welcome applications sent by qualified students from all over the world. Internationalisation is a priority within all sectors of the Norwegian education system. Universities and university colleges are constantly working to facilitate for international students. 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. You will also benefit from the informal atmosphere at Norwegian universities and university colleges, where teachers are easily approachable and tuition often takes place in small groups. In many cases the students can benefit from taking part in exciting research projects coordinated by the professors.
A number of degree programmes and courses are taught in English. Non-native English speaking students will see that their English skills improve during their studies in Norway, while native English speaking students will not get bored. A high level of English proficiency in the society in general makes it easy to both study and live in Norway.
To study in English at one of the universities in Norway, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.
10 most popular study destinations for students in Norway
1. United Kingdom
4. United States