Application Procedures

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH) uses an online application portal for exchange/ study abroad students coming to NIH.

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NIH welcomes applications from students studying at one of our partner institutions. Contact you institutional or departmental coordinator at your home university to find out if you are eligible to study at NIH, and follow your local procedures. 

You can find a list of our partner universities here

NIH partner institutions must first nominate students and upload their supporting documents in our online nomination systems.

You will then be invited to complete their application through our online application portal “Søknadsweb”. Nominated students will receive an email with instructions on how to apply.

Application deadlines

Exchange to NIH

  • April 30 - fall semester (August - December)
  • October 1 - spring semester (January - June)

5010 - Online courses

  • June 15 - fall semester (August - December)
  • December 1 - spring semester (January - June)

Required documentation

As part of the application process, the applicant must upload the necessary and required documents.

Exchange to NIH

  • University Transcript of Records/ mark sheet/ index/ relevé de notes of post secondary education (Translated into English if original is not in a Scandinavian language)
  • Copy of the information page of students passport, or national ID card
  • Motivational letter in English or in a Scandinavian language (only relevant for students applying for the Outdoor studies course package)

5010 - Online courses

  • Copy of the information page of passport, or national ID card

The application, including attachments must be uploaded to the application portal. The application is not considered as complete without the necessary documents.

Contact us

International Office