Norwegian Government offers a quota scheme for Developing Countries’ students to study at selected Norwegian Universities. The scheme normally includes courses taught in English at Master’s and PhD level, in addition to certain professional degrees.
The Quota Scheme will only enrol students from institutions (organisations, universities, authorities) which have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or colleges. Norwegian institutions usually do not admit free movers (individual applicants) to this scheme. Only in very special cases will free movers be considered.
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The deadline for applications for the Quota scheme is usually 1st December every year.
Study Subject (s): The studentships are awarded in all subjects available at the Selected Norway Universities.
Course Level: The scheme normally includes courses taught in English at Master’s and PhD level, in addition to certain professional degrees at Selected Norwegian Universities.
Scholarship Provider: Norwegian Government
The award can be taken in Norway
- The Quota Scheme will only enrol students from institutions (organisations, universities, authorities) which have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or university colleges. Norwegian institutions usually do not admit free movers (individual applicants) to this scheme.
- Students who come to Norway as self-financing students will, as a rule, not be considered as being qualified for the Quota Scheme.
- Students usually apply for degree programmes that serve as a continuation of their studies in their home country or for courses which can be a joint part of a degree programme in their home country (joint degree or sandwich programmes).
Open for International Students: Students from Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian territories, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, São Tomé & Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, South Africa, Tanzania, chad, Thailand, The Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan , Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan can apply for this Quota Scheme.
What does it cover? Norwegian Government offers fully-funded positions. The Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund is responsible for managing the financial support provided for the Quota students.
How to Apply
How to Apply: All inquiries should be directed to the International Office at the institution in question. Applications should be sent directly to the institutions and SIU is not responsible for received applications.
Application Deadline: Closed