Information about studies and research in Norway
The following presents information for individuals who consider studying or doing research in Norway.
The International Scholarship Section (IS) of the Research Council of Norway supports mainly Ph.D. and postdoctoral mobility with a large number of countries, China included.
All our grants are intended for those who wish to conduct research on a temporary basis at a Norwegian research institution; it is not intended for those who wish to complete an entire degree or to take up a permanent position in Norway.
Please see our website for an overview of our grant schemes, eligible countries, and calls for proposals, application deadlines and more: http://www.forskningsradet.no/is
General information for applicants from abroad:
Applicants from abroad must as a rule have a formal affiliation with a Norwegian institution to be eligible to seek Norwegian funding. However, some grants and scholarships are specifically designed for foreign researchers and partners.
Students at Bachelor or Master level:
Students and others who are interested in studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Norway should visit Study in Norway for comprehensive information on Norwegian higher education institutions, requirements for entrance, visas, scholarship opportunities and more.
Please note that the Research Council of Norway is an agency for public research funding and NOT a research institution. Please also note that the Research Council of Norway does not provide information or guidance regarding employment opportunities in Norway.
Links to other sources of information about studies/research in Norway:
Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU)
University of Oslo - International Summer School (ISS)
NordForsk - Co-ordinating and funding Nordic research
Norway - the official site in China
Euraxess - the Norwegian Mobility Portal
Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)