Exchange Students

Apply for an exchange

Students must be nominated in our online nomination portal and then complete their online application.


Nomination period
Autumn: March 1 - April 15
Spring: September 1 - October 15

Application deadline
Autumn semester: May 1
Spring semester: November 1

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.

Activities for Fall 2022

Exchange students have the opportunity to participate in various activities throughout the year to get better aquainted with Østfold and with each other. Here you will find a calendar of events with information about how to sign-up!

Semester start

  • Arrival dates
  • Information meeting

After you are admitted

After you are admitted there are important things you must do regarding:

  • Housing
  • Visas & Permits
  • Registration
  • Special Needs

Why choose Østfold University College

Our university offers a wide range of courses taught in English and exchange students can expect small class sizes allowing for close interaction with faculty and fellow students.