Exchange Students

Østfold University College has exchange agreements with more than 100 recognized universities worldwide. We receive over a hundred international students each year through Erasmus +  and other bilateral agreements.

Apply for an exchange

Østfold University College uses an online nomination service for nomination of exchange students. Below you will find all the information you need to nominate and to apply for a semester or year at Østfold University College

Application deadline

  • Spring semester: 15th of November (only for admission 2019)
  • Autumn semester: 1st of May

Courses for exchange students

Østfold University College offer a considerable number of courses taught in English, as well as online courses in German, French and Spanish.

Student housing

The Foundation for Student Life offers modern residence halls in Fredrikstad and Halden, within short walking and cycling distance from the campuses. Living in a residence hall gives a unique opportunity to meet fellow students and build a network of new friends.

Semester start

  • Arrival dates
  • Information meeting

The Buddy Scheme

The Buddy Scheme is a contact group for international exchange students, designed to help you become familiar with our institution. The "buddies" are second and third-year students who have volunteered to help you get a good start and to ease you into your new and exciting life at Østfold University College

Study permits

  • Study permits
  • Register with the police
  • Temporary deposit account
  • Renewing a study permit
  • Work permits and tax deduction card
     

Study information

  • Academic calendar
  • Credit system and grading
  • Degree structure
  • Diploma and transcript

Services and tools

Contact us

Do you have questions about our student exchange programmes?