Course offering

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences offer various course packages for our incoming exchange students.

Program information

Application Deadline

April 30 (fall semester)/ October 1 (spring semester)

Study Plan

Courses in English

Exchange to NIH


Courses are packaged into different packages. Within each course package no conflicts in scheduling and exams will occur. Students are required to take a minimum of 20ECTS credits per semester they are attending NIH.

Course packages will be updated by March 1, for the upcoming fall semester. Courses for the spring semester could see changes up until October 1.

Applicants must choose course packages when completing their application.

It is not possible to choose courses from multiple different course packages.

Program structure

Fall semester 2022 (August - December)

Changes may happen until March 1

Exercise, health and performance (bachelor level)

Outdoor Studies (bachelor level)

Due to several field trips, these courses cannot be combined with any other courses. The courses are co-taught with Norwegian students.

You will need to bring your own equipment. Below, you will find out more about the equipment that is compulsory and the equipment that is recommended.

Sport Management and coaching I (bachelor level)

And one of the following online courses:

Exercise, health and performance I (master level)

Pedagogy (master level)

Sport and social sciences (master level)


Spring semester 2023 (January - June)

Changes may happen until October 1.

Sport Management and coaching II (bachelor level)

And minimum one of the following online courses:

Exercise, health and performance II (master level)

General information

Exchange students signing up for master level courses must have a relevant bachelor degree or equivalent.

There are also course specific prerequisites. Please note there are limited number of students in each course, and NIH reserves the right to rank the applicants.

Courses taught in Norwegian

Exchange students who can document a good working knowledge of a Scandinavian language (Bergenstest or equivalent) can choose courses taught in Norwegian. Contact the International office at NIH if you would like more information about available courses taught in Norwegian.

Course schedule

The course schedule for the entire upcoming, academic year will be published mid-July.

Contact us

International Office